publication . Article . 2017

Acute parotiditis after cesarean section; case report

Cristina Moisei; Romina Marina Sima; Liana Ples;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Investigative Surgery, volume 2, issue 2, pages 110-113 (issn: 2559-5555, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Digital ProScholar Media
The enlargement of the parotid gland develops in inflammatory or stenotic conditions but after Cesarean section the symptomatology is unusual. A 38 year old patient with no obstetrical history referred to our clinic for pregnancy, which followed our national program of prenatal care. The outcome of the pregnancy was favorable for both mother and fetus. During labor the fetus developed bradycardia and the patient delivered by Cesarean section a 3400 g baby-boy with 8 Apgar Score; the anesthesia was spinal. 18 hours after delivery the patient presented mild respiratory distress. The symptomatology was caused by the enlargement of the parotid gland. The treatment w...
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemreproductive and urinary physiology
free text keywords: acute parotiditis, cesarean section, spinal anesthesia, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, Medicine, business.industry, business, Obstetrics, medicine.medical_specialty
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