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).
  • 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.
  • 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.

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