Reye's syndrome in nonpediatric age groups.

Reye's syndrome (encephalopathy and fatty liver) is generally considered a disease of children. Four patients, aged 16, 18, 19, and 23 years, with Reye's syndrome were initially seen by internists. A viral prodrome followed by vomiting and encephalopathy without focal neurological signs or jaundice clinically suggested Reye's syndrome. Normal findings of… CONTINUE READING