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Reye Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Reye Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.241.649
C10.228.140.163.780
C18.452.132.780
Unique ID
D012202
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012202
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Fatty Liver with Encephalopathy
Reye Syndrome, Adult
Reye's Syndrome
Reye's Syndrome, Adult
Reye's-Like Syndrome
Reye-Johnson Syndrome
Reye-Like Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WL 348
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
1998; see REYE'S SYNDROME 1977-97
History Note
1998(1977)
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Reye Syndrome Preferred
Reye Syndrome, Adult Narrower
Reye-Like Syndrome Related
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