Reversible clinicopathologic syndrome of unknown etiology
Primary mitochondrial injury
Decreased enzyme activity:
Usually the patient is afebrile.
Biphasic history marked by an infectious phase (viral illness or prodrome) followed by an encephalopathic ...
Decreased mental status:
Assist respirations with bag-valve mask.
Place on a cardiorespiratory monitor.
All children with suspected Reye syndrome should be admitted to the ICU.
Hospital capable of ICP monitoring
Aspirin and salicylates are found in many medications and combination products.
All efforts must be directed at identifying other possible causes of illness in the patient with susp...
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74351001 Reye's syndrome (disorder)
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