parotid abscess


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pa·rot·id ab·scess

suppuration in the parotid gland; an often rapidly progressing complication of parotitis.

parotid abscess

a collection of pus in a parotid salivary gland.

parotid abscess

An abscess of the parotid gland.
See also: abscess
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Among the patients having HIV, there were two cases [sup][8],[9],[11] of parotid abscess, complicated with HIV-associated lymphoepithelial cysts.
previously reported a case of melioidosis with a parotid abscess that was drained and subsequently progressed to necrotizing fasciitis (4).
Table 2: Diagnosis Vs Gender Diagnosis Male % Female % Ludwig's angina 35 52% 4 22% Peritonsillar abscess 8 12% 0 Parotid abscess 11 16% 6 33% Parapharyngeal abscess 3 4% 7 39% Retro Pharyngeal abscess 6 9% 1 6% Necrotizing fasciitis 4 6% 0
Candida albicans has also been isolated in a parotid abscess (2).