Reye Syndrome

Reye syndrome (RS) is a rare disorder that damages many parts of the body, especially the brain and the liver. Reye syndrome is a two-phase illness because it is almost always associated with a previous viral infection, such as influenza, a common cold, or chickenpox.

Reye syndrome fact sheet P-42157 (PDF, 16 KB) - Hmong P-42157h (PDF, 14 KB) - Spanish P-42157s (PDF, 14 KB)

Last Revised: December 18, 2015