What are the possible complications of Reye syndrome?

Updated: Apr 02, 2018
  • Author: Debra L Weiner, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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Complications of Reye syndrome include the following:

  • Status epilepticus

  • Brain herniation

  • Aspiration pneumonia

  • Acute respiratory failure

  • Cardiac arrhythmias

  • Myocardial infarction

  • Cardiovascular collapse

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

  • Pancreatitis
  • Diabetes insipidus

  • Acute renal failure

  • Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH)

  • Sepsis

  • Death


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