Juvenile recurrent parotitis

Case contributed by Uğur Kesimal

Presentation

Swelling at the right retro auricular area for a week

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Multiple millimetric hypoechoic lesions and heterogeneous appearance in both parotid glands, and bilaterally sialectatic ducts.

Case Discussion

Although recurrent parotitis is rarely seen, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of children who present with the complaint of recurrent swelling in the parotid area and who have hypoechoic areas in the parotid gland and ponds due to enlargement of the ducts on the ultrasonography.

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Case information

rID: 83159
Published: 21st Oct 2020
Last edited: 21st Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: akdeniz university

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