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September 1975

Reye Syndrome and Cerebellar Intracytoplasmic Inclusion Bodies

Author Affiliations

From the departments of medicine, division of neurology (Dr. Turel) and pediatrics, division of neurology (Dr. Levinsohn) and the Institute of Pathology (Drs. Gutierrez and Derakhshan), University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve, University Medical School, Cleveland.

Arch Neurol. 1975;32(9):624-628. doi:10.1001/archneur.1975.00490510080007

• A patient with Reye syndrome had intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies in Purkinje cells. Electron microscopical examination demonstrated the inclusions to contain internal particles, but these were not identifiable as known virions. Results of viral studies were normal.

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