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326 Possible Causes for Parotid Swelling

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] of the parotid gland may be a result of chronic alcohol use.[] […] gingiva ( gingivitis ) Tooth decay (caries) Beefy red smooth tongue associated with Vitamin B deficiency Hairy tongue associated with overgrowth of bacteria In addition, swelling[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Intensive diabetes therapy aimed at achieving near normoglycemia reduces the risk of microvascular and neurologic complications of type 1 diabetes. We studied whether the use of intensive therapy as compared with conventional therapy during the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) affected the long-term[…][]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    parotid gland enlargement gynecomastia hypogonadism dementia peripheral neuropathy History & Exam Details Diagnostic Tests 1st Tests To Order serum AST, ALT serum AST/ALT[] Factors ascites weight loss weight gain malnutrition and wasting anorexia fatigue confusion pruritus fever nausea and vomiting finger clubbing Dupuytren contracture leg swelling[]

  • Sialadenitis

    We present a case of a patient who developed radiation sialadenitis after radioactive iodide therapy for papillary thyroid cancer resulting in severe parotid swelling and[] Mumps often cause parotid swelling. Patients with HIV infection often have parotid enlargement secondary to one or more lymphoepithelial cysts.[] […] is the most common cause of acute parotid swelling.[]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    OBJECTIVE: To differentiate diffuse liver cancer from portal cirrhosis by using ultrasonography. METHODS: We analyzed the sonographic images of 15 patients with diffuse liver cancer and 30 patients with portal cirrhosis. RESULTS: The patients with diffuse liver cancer showed enlarged liver and obvious echo of[…][]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Heerfordt syndrome (also called uveoparotid fever) manifests as swelling of the parotid gland (due to sarcoid infiltration), inflammation of the eye ( uveitis ), chronic fever[] Lofgren’s syndrome presents acutely and is characterized by erythema nodosum, ankle swelling, fever and bilateral hilar and mediastinal adenopathy.[] Involvement of the parotid glands, facial nerve, and anterior uveitis, along with fever, has been called Heerfordt’s syndrome. Are you sure your patient has sarcoidosis?[]

  • Uveoparotid Fever

    Parotid swelling May be unilateral or bilateral - bilateral in 73% of cases of parotid sarcoidosis. [ 3 ] Diffuse, painless swelling of the parotid other salivary glands/lacrimal[] As a subtype of the clinical presentations associated with sarcoidosis, the combination of uveitis, parotid gland swelling, and facial nerve palsy is known as Heerfordt's[] When the temperature had been normal for a couple of days, bilateral swelling of the parotid occurred; the swelling was shar1)ly outlined, without peri-edema, of firm consistence[]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    […] gland swelling Dry and yellowed of the skin or hair Hair thinning Brittle nails Easy bruising Sensitivity to cold Kidney stones Depression or irritability Slowed heart rate[] Tissues swell because fluid accumulates (called edema). People commonly report bloating, abdominal distress, and constipation.[] Other changes include the following: [1] Dry skin Hypercarotenemia Lanugo body hair Acrocyanosis Atrophy of the breasts Swelling of the parotid and submandibular glands Peripheral[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] of submandibular gland or parotid gland Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms (AWP) One study reported an association between AWP and cystic fibrosis. [26] Among patients with[] […] hypertension) Rectal prolapse Dry skin (vitamin A deficiency) Cheilosis (vitamin B complex deficiency) Examination of other systems may reveal the following: Scoliosis Kyphosis Swelling[]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    , amyloidosis, IgG4-related disease, hyperlipoproteinemia Up to 34% of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome report episodic or chronic, typically bilateral swelling of the parotid[] The first description of Sjogrens Syndrome was made in 1888 in a 42-year-old farmer with parotid gland swelling.[] In children, bilateral swelling of the parotid glands is a common sign.[]

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