parotitis


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inflammation of one or both parotid glands

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Mumps is an acute, viral illness that classically is manifested as parotitis and can cause severe complications, including encephalitis (1), deafness (2,3), and orchitis (4).
Based on the history given by the patient, clinical picture, laboratory investigations, ultrasonogram and sialographic appearance, a final diagnosis of Juvenile Recurrent Parotitis (JRP) was given.
Seven of the eight samples were taken during the first 3 days after the onset of parotitis.
The patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria, rheumatoid arthritis, or parotitis had antibodies to, respectively, RNP-70 kD only, RNP-A and RNP-C, and RNP-70 kD only.
As you have ear infections and Parotitis, you must avoid all citrus fruits and pork and reduce coffee, tea, alcohol and nicotine.
Studies have also reported a high proportion of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic infections among vaccinated persons; more than half of case-patients did not have classical parotitis (12).
Mumps is an acute viral illness characterized by fever and parotitis that typically affects young children.
Acute parotitis is common in childhood, mostly associated with mumps infection and among the other causes there exist Staphylococcus aureus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, echovirus, parainfluenza (types 1 and 3), coxsackievirus A, adenovirus or cytomegalovirus (1).
The presence of bilateral painless parotid gland swelling with no history or evidence of infection excludes acute parotitis.
Other, less frequent causes include penetrating trauma, vertebral osteomyelitis, parotitis, mastoiditis and sinusitis.
The clinical illness involved in the outbreak was primarily mild: 80% of the cases featured parotitis, and there were a few cases of meningitis, 59 cases of orchitis, and more than 40 hospitalizations.
dagger]) One case-patient was hospitalized for parotitis to rule out infection with mumps and was discharged in stable condition after 1 day.
About 30%-70% of unvaccinated people develop typical acute parotitis, but up to 20% of infections are asymptomatic; nearly 50% are associated with nonspecific symptoms or symptoms that are primarily respiratory, with or without parotitis.