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Noun: Reye's syndrome
  1. Acquired encephalopathy following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children; characterized by fever, vomiting, disorientation, coma, and fatty infiltration of the liver

Type of: brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy, syndrome

Encyclopedia: Reye's syndrome