Reye’S Syndrome

(Reye’s syndrome) Reye’s syndrome is a rare form of acute encephalopathy and fatty infiltration of the liver. Sometimes it is a result of a viral infection, especially if salicylates were taken. The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment is supportive. The cause of Reye’s syndrome is unknown. but many cases appear to occur after an influenza A or B or a Varizelleninfekt. The use of salicylates (usually aspirin) in these diseases…

September 3, 2018