Reye syndrome

Reye syndrome is sudden (acute) brain damage and liver function problems that do not have a known cause.

This syndrome has occurred in children who were given aspirin when they had chickenpox or the flu. Reye syndrome has become very rare because aspirin is no longer recommended for routine use in children.

Digestive system organs

The digestive system organs in the abdominal cavity include the liver, gallbladder, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.

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