Reye syndrome

Reye syndrome
noun see Reye's syndrome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Syndrome de Reye — Classification et ressources externes CIM 10 G93.7 CIM 9 331.81 DiseasesDB …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Reye's syndrome — rīz also rāz also Reye syndrome rī also rā n an often fatal encephalopathy esp. of childhood characterized by fever, vomiting, fatty infiltration of the liver, and swelling of the kidneys and brain Reye rī Ralph Douglas Kenneth (1912 1977)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Reye-Johnson syndrome — Reye John·son syndrome (riґ jonґsən) [R.D.K. Reye; George Magnus Johnson, American physician, born 1935] Reye syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Reye's syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Reye s syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 11463 ICD10 = ICD10|G|93|7|g|90 ICD9 = ICD9|331.81 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001565 eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 399 MeshName = Reye+Syndrome MeshNumber = C06.552.241.649… …   Wikipedia

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