Once your doctor analyzes the child’s symptoms and medical history, they will perform a physical examination and blood and urine tests to detect fatty acid oxidation disorders and other metabolic abnormalities, as well as the following tests to assess if there is hepatic and neurological damage:
- Liver and skin biopsy.
- Lumbar puncture.
- Computed tomography.
Reye’s syndrome requires hospitalization to check blood pressure and monitor other vital signs, in addition to the following:
- Drugs to prevent bleeding.
- Cooling blankets.
- Intravenous medications and fluids.
At the Pediatric Center, we provide specialized care to small patients from the moment of birth until they become adults, through our pediatric care, oncology, neurology, and cardiology services at the level of the best medical centers in the world.