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Reye Syndrome

"Reye Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Reye Syndrome" by people in this website by year, and whether "Reye Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1985
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