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J Clin Neonatol. 2014 Jan;3(1):39-40. doi: 10.4103/2249-4847.128730.

Suppurative parotitis and submandibular sialadenitis.

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  • 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Abstract

Suppurative involvement of salivary gland in neonates is a rare disorder. Parotid gland being the most commonly involved. We described a case of suppurative parotitis leading to abscess formation and subsequent involvement of the submandibular gland. Incision and drainage of the abscess was performed, most of the purulent material was drained. Symptoms and signs resolved within 2 days. Pus culture grew Staphylococcus aureus.

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Abscess; neonate; parotitis

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PMC3982338
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