Parotitis Sentence Examples
The salivary glands are also called the parotid glands; therefore, mumps is sometimes referred to as an inflammation of the parotid glands (epidemic parotitis).
Swelling of the salivary glands in the face (parotitis) generally occurs within 12 to 24 hours of the above symptoms.
Encephalitis can occur during the parotitis stage or one to two weeks later.
About one-fourth of all post-pubertal males who contract mumps can develop a swelling of the scrotum (orchitis) about seven days after the parotitis stage.Advertisement