Mumps B26- >

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  • epidemic parotitis
  • infectious parotitis
Clinical Information
  • A contagious viral infection caused by the mumps virus. Symptoms include swollen and tender parotid glands, fever, muscle aches and fatigue. Due to vaccination programs, mumps has become a rare disease.
  • Acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
  • An acute infectious disease caused by rubulavirus, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (from Dorland, 28th ed)
  • Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. It starts with
    • fever
    • headache
    • muscle aches
    • tiredness
    • loss of appetite
    after that, the salivary glands under the ears or jaw become swollen and tender. The swelling can be on one or both sides of the face. Symptoms last 7 to 10 days. Serious complications are rare.you can catch mumps by being with another person who has it. There is no treatment for mumps, but the measles-mumps-rubella (mmr) vaccine can prevent it.before the routine vaccination program in the United States, mumps was a common illness in infants, children and young adults. Now it is a rare disease in the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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