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inflammation of the parotid gland.
contagious parotitis (epidemic parotitis) mumps.


Inflammation of the parotid gland.
Synonym(s): parotiditis


/par·oti·tis/ (par″o-ti´tis) inflammation of the parotid gland.
epidemic parotitis  mumps.


(păr′ə-tī′tĭs) also


Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.

par′o·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.


Etymology: Gk, para + ous, ear, itis, inflammation
inflammation or infection of one or both parotid salivary glands. See also mumps.
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ENT Inflammation of the parotid glands, a finding characteristic of mumps. See Mumps.


Inflammation of the parotid gland.
Synonym(s): parotitis.


Inflammation of the parotid glands, usually as a feature of MUMPS.


Inflammation and swelling of the salivary glands.
Mentioned in: Mumps


Inflammation of parotid gland.

parotitis (per´ətī´tis),

n inflammation of the parotid gland. See also mumps.
parotitis, endemic,
n an acute viral infection characterized by unilateral or bilateral swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotid.
parotitis, epidemic,
n See parotitis, endemic.
parotitis, infectious,
n See parotitis, endemic.

parotiditis, parotitis

inflammation of the parotid gland.

contagious parotiditis, epidemic parotiditis
mumps; an acute, communicable viral disease of humans involving chiefly the parotid gland, but frequently affecting other oral glands or the pancreas or gonads. There are sporadic reports of the infection occurring in dogs.
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dagger]) Person received a third MMR dose in January 2010 prior to parotitis onset in February 2010.
A probable case was defined as an individual with unilateral or bilateral parotitis lasting longer than 2 days without another apparent cause.
Provisional and Differential Diagnosis: Provisional diagnosis of recurrent parotitis was considered and differential diagnosis included:
Less commonly, the bacterium can seed into the bloodstream because of parotitis, sinusitis, mastoiditis, otitis and dental infections (13).
Particularly vexing was the presence of cases without the classical presentation of parotitis and the inability to rule out cases based on negative laboratory results, said Dr.
25) They are found commensally in the body flora, where they cause chronic sinusitis, chronic recurrent tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, chronic otitis media, parotitis, intra-abdominal infection, genitourinary infection, and wound infections in immune-suppressed individuals as well as when in conjunction with facultative anaerobic bacteria (ie, Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus mirabilis, and Escherichia coli).
The vaccine was likely to be associated with benign thrombocytopenic purpura, parotitis, joint and limb complaints, febrile convulsions within two weeks of vaccination and aseptic meningitis (mumps Urabe strain-containing MMR).
One patient had chronic idiopathic urticaria, 1 patient had rheumatoid arthritis, and 1 had bacterial parotitis.
IT was a dose of epidemic parotitis that first led me to the songs of Jake Thackray.
Q I HAVE almost constant facial pain after two bouts of Parotitis.
Atypical measles, candidiasis, cellulitis, herpes zoster, infection, influenza, measles, orchitis, parotitis, respiratory infection, skin infection.
She reported no parotitis, relevant trauma, or history of calculi.