EEG Correlations With Biochemical Abnormalities in Reye Syndrome

Doris A. Trauner, James J. Stockard, Lawrence Sweetman

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Abstract

A patient with Reye syndrome was studied throughout the course of the illness with continuous EEG monitoring, and these patterns were correlated with serial determinations of serum ammonia and short-chain fatty acid concentrations. There was high correlation between degree of EEG abnormality, clinical symptoms, and elevations of the short-chain fatty acids, while serum ammonia concentrations correlated poorly with the EEG and with the clinical state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-118
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of neurology
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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