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Rezaie M. 21 cases of Mumps in Iran. jdm. 1989; 3 (1) :67-70
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-688-en.html

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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA Mumps is a contagious, acute, self limiting, benign disease with very low mortality rate. By classic clinical view, Mumps is increased volume of parotid glands. The disease was known specific disease of parotid glands for many years. Hence, it was named as epidemic parotitis with local and limited site of affecting area. As well as parotid glands, it can affect testicles, ovaries, central nervous system, pancreas, heart, kidneys, thyroid gland, etc.  Researchers showed that the disease is not limited to parotid glands but can provoke generalized reactions in the body and parotitis is just the most prevalent clinical feature of it. 21 cases recruited from Imam hospital were observed in this study. The results were similar to the previous international ones except about the frequency rate of the disease which is due to incomplete vaccination in Iran.

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Published: 2013/07/22

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