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 (păr′ə-tī′tĭs) also pa·rot·i·di·tis (pə-rŏt′ĭ-dī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.

par′o·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.


(ˌpærəˈtaɪtɪs) or


(Pathology) inflammation of the parotid gland. See also mumps
parotitic, parotiditic adj


(ˌpær əˈtaɪ tɪs)

also pa•rot•i•di•tis

(pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs)

1. inflammation of a parotid.
2. mumps.


a swollen or inflamed condition of the parotid. Also called mumps. — parotitic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parotitis - inflammation of one or both parotid glands
epidemic parotitis, mumps - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


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43) Intraparotid lesions can also present with parotitis.
Angioedema, acute allergic reaction, and parotitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis, (2) but in our case, the IgE levels and amylase levels were normal, and the patient's history and physical examination revealed no correlation with these disorders.
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Unusual clinical presentations of H1N1 infection reported to date have included parotitis, conjunctivitis, and extensive bowel involvement with mesenteric thrombosis and hemophagocytic syndrome.
1) Clinical disease manifests as acute, painful parotitis in approximately two thirds of infected individuals.
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.
Recurrent parotitis (RP) is defined as recurrent parotid inflammation, generally associated with non-obstructive sialectasis of the parotid gland.
Angioedema, acute allergic reaction and parotitis should be considered in differential diagnosis.