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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.
See also: Disease and Illness
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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epidemic parotitis (since 2002), rubella, acute viral hepatitis B (since 2014).
Parotitis occurs in >85% of mumps cases; however, severe manifestations with complications such as orchitis (12%-66%), aseptic meningitis (0.
Cramer et al suggest, "Mumps parotitis may lead to expression and immune recognition of a tumor-associated form of MUC1 and create effective immune surveillance of ovarian cancer cells that express this form of MUC1.
Postnatal factors included meningitis (n=16), febrile convulsion (n=9), measles and/or parotitis (n=5), and other inflammatory diseases (n=10).
Several signs and symptoms including recurrent bacterial infections, prolonged fever, persistent diarrhoea, frequent thrush, generalised lymphadenopathy, chronic parotitis and delay in development should warn the clinicians of possible HIV infection.
Out of these 40 cases, which underwent surgical excision followed by histologic evaluation, 16 cases were of pleomorphic adenoma, 6 cases of chronic sialadenitis, 2 cases of Warthin's tumour, 3 cases of parotitis, 4 cases of mucoepidermoid carcinoma, 4 cases of acinic cell carcinoma, 5 cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma were reported.
1) It has been isolated from parotitis, (2) gingival pockets, (3) periodontitis, (4) carious lesions, (5) and gingivitis.
Parotitis is a common condition in paediatric populations, and although it is usually a self-limiting viral infection, one should bear the other differential diagnoses in mind.
In our case, despite the fact that our patient was not immunocompromised, the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus is significant, as it is a well-known risk factor for developing parotitis [3].
Recent findings on computed tomography (CT) were also consistent with Sjogren syndrome; CT demonstrated bilateral enlargement of the parotid glands with fatty infiltration, as well as a mottled pattern of increased enhancement of the parotid and submandibular glands consistent with parotitis.
Since December 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been notified of diagnosed parotitis (inflammation of one or both parotid glands, two large salivary glands that are inside each cheek over the jaw in front of each ear) in persons with lab-confirmed influenza in multiple states.
Supply of sets of kits to detect anti parotitis objects.