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Reye Syndrome (Reye's Syndrome)

A form of encephalopathy with fatty infiltration of the LIVER, characterized by brain EDEMA and VOMITING that may rapidly progress to SEIZURES; COMA; and DEATH. It is caused by a generalized loss of mitochondrial function leading to disturbances in fatty acid and CARNITINE metabolism.
Also Known As:
Reye's Syndrome; Reye-Johnson Syndrome; Fatty Liver with Encephalopathy; Reye Syndrome, Adult; Reye's Syndrome, Adult; Reye's-Like Syndrome; Reye-Like Syndrome; Adult Reye Syndrome; Adult Reye's Syndrome; Reye Johnson Syndrome; Reye Like Syndrome; Reye's Like Syndrome
Networked: 626 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 50 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
2. Hypothermia
3. Acidosis
4. Infection
5. Hyperammonemia

Experts

1. Kurup, Ravi Kumar: 3 articles (09/2003 - 01/2003)
2. Butterworth, Roger F: 3 articles (09/2003 - 08/2002)
3. Kurup, Parameswara Achutha: 3 articles (09/2003 - 01/2003)
4. Saratikov, A S: 3 articles (09/2000 - 03/2000)
5. Kido, Hiroshi: 2 articles (01/2012 - 06/2004)
6. Nakamura, Hajime: 2 articles (10/2009 - 01/2006)
7. Yodoi, Junji: 2 articles (10/2009 - 01/2006)
8. Masutani, Hiroshi: 2 articles (10/2009 - 01/2006)
9. Mizuguchi, M: 2 articles (04/2007 - 01/2007)
10. Shiomi, M: 2 articles (04/2007 - 01/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Reye Syndrome:
1. Carnitine (L-Carnitine)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Pentobarbital (Nembutal)FDA Link
4. Monoamine Oxidase (MAO)IBA
5. Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (Medium-Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase)IBA
6. 4-pentenoic acidIBA
7. neem oilIBA
8. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
9. AntiemeticsIBA
10. PhenothiazinesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Critical Care
2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
3. Nursing Care
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Hemoperfusion