Aspirin and Reye Syndrome

@article{Schrr2007AspirinAR,
  title={Aspirin and Reye Syndrome},
  author={Karsten Prof.Dr.med. Schr{\"o}r},
  journal={Pediatric Drugs},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={195-204}
}
Reye syndrome is an extremely rare but severe and often fatal disease. Death occurs in about 30–40% of cases from brainstem dysfunction. The disease typically is preceded by a viral infection with an intermediate disease-free interval of 3–5 days. The biochemical explanation for Reye-like symptoms is a generalized disturbance in mitochondrial metabolism, eventually resulting in metabolic failure in the liver and other tissues.The etiology of ‘classical’ Reye syndrome is unknown. Hypothetically… Expand
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