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39 Possible Causes for Parotid Swelling, Preauricular Swelling

  • Mumps

    Case 1 was a three-year-old girl with bilateral parotid swelling, vomiting and walking disorder.[] swelling) and pancreatitis (fever, abdominal pain and vomiting), along with high serum amylase and positive mumps IgM titer.[] […] in the absence of typical parotid swelling associated with mumps.[]

  • Otitis Media

    […] and cellulitis, a postauricular fistula, and an abscess of the temporozygomatic, infratemporal, and parotid areas.[] Septic arthritis of the temporomandibular joint (SATMJ) is an extremely rare disease with characteristic features of preauricular pain, swelling, redness, and malocclusion[] We report an unusual case in which a 28-year-old woman presented with a long-standing history of ear discharge, hearing loss, facial weakness with ipsilateral facial 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.[]

  • Parotid Duct Obstruction

    What is Parotid gland swelling?[] A swelling on the preauricular and postauricular region of the down-facing (left) side of her head extending to the angle of the mandibula was noted [Figure 1] .[] Signs Examine the major salivary glands: The parotid glands: Swellings of the parotid are apparent as a loss of the angle of the jaw.[]

  • Sialolithiasis

    […] of parotid, Pain and swelling increase after eating, Firm/Tender to touch, Erythema.[] The patient presented with a right sided painful inflamed swelling of the parotid region.[] In this study, 82 salivary glands in 79 consecutively registered patients with acute or recurrent parotid or submandibular gland swelling were examined with 7.5-12 MHz linear[]

  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

    A 36-year-old male with symptoms suggestive of a temporomandibular disorder (TMD) presented with a progressive preauricular/parotid swelling and restricted mandibular range[] While rare, TMJ PVNS should be considered in patients presenting with preauricular swelling, trismus, hearing difficulties or altered sensation.[] When it does occur; its features include preauricular swelling, trismus, and symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction.[]

  • Preauricular Pits

    , and those with recurrent parotid swelling.[] Presentation Clinical presentation of various ear anomalies may be summarized as follows: Differential diagnoses Preauricular swelling/infection Parotid swelling/mass/tumor[] Children presented with a low grade temperature and parotid swelling, often bilaterally.[]

  • Pleomorphic Adenoma

    Bilateral either neoplastic or non neoplastic parotid swellings are not so unusual in the clinical practice.[] Facial asymmetry was evident due to a diffuse swelling on right lower third of the face in the preauricular region ( Figure 1 ). Skin over the swelling revealed scaring.[] A 47-year-old female visited a hospital with swelling of the right parotid region, slight pain and facial palsy.[]

  • 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[] There was moderate swelling of the preauricular glands hut. no swelling of the lacrimal glands.[] It usually occurs in children, and there is preauricular pain (pain felt in front of the ear), swelling of the parotid, fever, chills, and headaches.[]

  • Systemic Disease

    […] gland swelling and fever.[] We report on a 73-year-old male with bilateral preauricular swelling and a remote history of unexplained systemic disease.[] […] on the mucosa. [ 160 ] A rare manifestation of sarcoidosis, known as Heertfordt syndrome, is the constellation of fever, parotid gland swelling, uveitis, and facial nerve[]

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