reye's syndrome


reye's syndrome

noun Pathology.

  1. an uncommon, severe disorder occurring primarily in children after a viral illness, as influenza or chickenpox, and associated with aspirin usage, involving swelling of the brain and liver and affecting other organs: symptoms include fever, projectile vomiting, confusion, and, sometimes, respiratory arrest.

noun

  1. a rare metabolic disease in children that can be fatal, involving damage to the brain, liver, and kidneys

n.

  1. An acute encephalopathy characterized by fever, vomiting, fatty infiltration of the liver, disorientation, and coma, occurring mainly in children and usually following a viral infection, such as chicken pox or influenza.

  1. A rare, acute encephalopathy characterized by fever, vomiting, fatty infiltration of the liver, disorientation, and coma, occurring mainly in children and usually following a viral infection, such as chickenpox or influenza.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

50 queries 1.259