uveoparotid fever


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uveoparotid fever

 [u″ve-o-pah-rot´id]
a manifestation of sarcoidosis, marked by chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea, with chronic iridocyclitis, unilateral facial paralysis, lassitude, and an elevated but subfebrile temperature.

u·ve·o·pa·rot·id fe·ver

manifestation of sarcoidosis comprising chronic enlargement of the parotid glands, inflammation of the uveal tract, and persistent low-grade fever; associated with cranial nerve palsies.

u·ve·o·pa·rot·id fe·ver

(yū'vē-ō-păr-ot'id fē'vĕr)
Chronic enlargement of the parotid glands and inflammation of the uveal tract accompanied by a long-continued fever of low degree; a form of sarcoidosis.
Synonym(s): Heerfordt disease.

Heerfordt,

Christian Frederick, Danish ophthalmologist, 1871-1953.
Heerfordt disease - chronic enlargement of the parotid glands and inflammation of the uveal tract accompanied by a long-continued fever of low degree. Synonym(s): uveoparotid fever
Heerfordt syndrome

u·ve·o·pa·rot·id fe·ver

(yū'vē-ō-păr-ot'id fē'vĕr)
Chronic enlargement of the parotid glands and inflammation of the uveal tract accompanied by a long-continued fever of low degree; a form of sarcoidosis.
Synonym(s): Heerfordt disease.