suppurative parotitis


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suppurative parotitis

Bacterial infection of the parotid gland, usually in patients with decreased salivary flow. It is often caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
See also: parotitis
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Neonatal suppurative parotitis is an uncommon disease, with an incidence of 3.
1) Less often, it is caused by posttraumatic sepsis of the neck, suppurative parotitis, or Ludwig's angina.