parotitis

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parotitis

[‚par·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the parotid glands.
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Suppurative parotitis and abscess formation in the parotid gland may develop in the presence of certain predisposing factors (8).
To conclude suppurative parotitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis in a neonate presenting with incessant cry for timely institution of specific therapy.
The chances of recovery are good when etiology of parotid pathology is benign, however due to the very low incidence of paralysis associated with suppurative parotitis; the percentage of recovery in these patients remains unknown.
In acute non-obstructive parotitis, the differential diagnosis includes acute non-suppurative parotitis (as found in mumps), early Sjogren's syndrome, or suppurative parotitis as seen following duct obstruction.
Neonatal suppurative parotitis (NSP) is an uncommon disease defined by the presence of parotid enlargement and purulent fluid expressed from the Stenson duct.