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Further references to Reye's Syndrome

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

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 Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Reye's Syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Source: Other References

Kilpatrick-Smith, L, Hale, D, and Douglas, S.
Progress in Reye Syndrome: Epidemiology, Biochemical Mechanisms and Animal Models. Digestive Diseases, 7:3; 135-146 (1989).

Pinsky, P, Hurwitz, E, and Schonberger, L.
Reye's Syndrome in Children: Low-Dose Aspirin Implicated. Modern Medicine, 57; 115 (February 1989).

Public Health Service Study of Reye's Syndrome and Medications. ournal of the American Medical Association, 257:14; 1905-1911a (April 10, 1987).

Trauner, D.
What is the Best Treatment for Reye's Syndrome? Archives of Neurology, 43:7; 729-731 (July 1986). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Reye's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)


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