Year: 1988 Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine, v.17, no.2, (February 1988), p.155-158 SIEC No: 19880160

This paper reports a case of adult Reye’s Syndrome in a 40-year-old female who had a history of alcoholism, drug overdoses & depression. She was initially diagnosed as a drug overdose but plasma ammonia levels & a liver biopsy revealed Reye’s Syndrome. The patient recovered & was discharged on the 10th day. 26 Refs. (NBB)