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Reye's syndrome

Reye's syndrome: Introduction

Reye's syndrome: is a potentially fatal disease that causes numerous detrimental effects to many organs, especially the brain and liver. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Reye's syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Reye's syndrome

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Reye's syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Reye's syndrome Treatments

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Reye's syndrome: Animations

Drug interactions causing Reye's syndrome:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Reye's syndrome as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Sulfasalazine and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • Alti-Sulfasalazine and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • Azaline and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • Azulfidine and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • Azulfidine EN-Tabs and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • PMS Sulfasalazine and Varicella Vaccine interaction
  • PMS Sulfasalazine E.C. and Varicella Vaccine interaction
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Reye's syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Reye's syndrome

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Reye's syndrome: Deaths

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Reye's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Reye's syndrome

Reye's syndrome (RS) is primarily a children's disease, although it can occur at any age. It affects all organs of the body but is most harmful to the brain and the liver--causing an acute increase of pressure within the brain and, often, massive accumulations of fat in the liver and other organs. RS is defined as a two-phase illness because it generally occurs in conjunction with a previous viral infection, such as the flu or chicken pox. The disorder commonly occurs during recovery from a viral infection, although it can also develop 3 to 5 days after the onset of the viral illness. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Reye's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Reye's syndrome, a condition that affects the nerves, sometimes develops in children and adolescents who are recovering from the flu. Reye's syndrome begins with nausea and vomiting, but the progressive mental changes (such as confusion or delirium) cause the greatest concern. (Source: excerpt from The Flu, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Reye's syndrome (RS) is primarily a children's disease, although it can occur at ... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Reye's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Reye's syndrome, a condition that affects the nerves, sometimes develops in children and... (Source: excerpt from The Flu, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of 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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Acquired brain disorder following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Rare, acute, sometimes fatal disease of childhood, most often occurring as a sequel of varicella or a viral upper respiratory infection of childhood; marked by recurrent vomiting and elevated serum transaminase levels with distinctive changes in the liver and other viscera; an encephalopathic phase with acute brain swelling disturbances of consciousness and seizures may follow.
- (Source - CRISP)

Reye's syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Reye's syndrome, or a subtype of Reye's syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Reye's syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Reye's syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Reye's syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Reye's syndrome. Of the 10 causes of Reye's syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Reye's syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Reye's syndrome' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Reye's syndrome:

The following list of medical conditions have Reye's syndrome or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Reye's syndrome Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Reye's syndrome based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Reye's syndrome:

    Medical Conditions associated with Reye's syndrome:

    Body symptoms (5672 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes)

    Symptoms related to Reye's syndrome:

    Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Flu (168 causes), Kawasaki disease (5 causes), Iridocyclitis, Conjunctivitis (244 causes), Aphthous ulcers

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