• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Parotiditis inflammation of the parotic gland
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. parōtis, -idospara, beside, ous, ōtos, ear.


In literature:

The parotid region showed signs of a beard and she had hair on her upper lip.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The parotid is situated on the side of the face in front of the ear.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Parotids rather swollen, with a ridge of rather larger conical scales over the ears above.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
Secondary infection of the parotid gland frequently occurs, and gives rise to a suppurative parotitis.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The largest one, near the ear, is the parotid gland.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The seat of the affection is the parotid gland which is located in front of and on a level with the ear.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
L. Masseter muscle, crossed by the parotid duct, and some fibres of platysma.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
This is a contagious disease, consisting in an inflammation of the Parotid gland.
"An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art" by B. L. Hill
On the fifth day the ulcerating gland burst outside and the parotid gland became relieved.
"Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms" by Charles Munde
When the parotid is affected the condition tends to be bilateral and there is some constitutional disturbance.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles

In news:

Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma of the parotid gland.
Abstract Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) of the parotid gland is rare.
Its occurrence in the parotid gland is very rare.
Epidermoid carcinoma involving the parotid gland and orbital region: Case report of a rare entity.
A case of congenital fistula from an accessory parotid gland: Diagnosis and treatment.
Atypical lipomatous tumor/well-differentiated liposarcoma of the parotid gland: Case report and literature review.
Carcinoma of the prostate presenting as a painful parotid mass with mandibular invasion: A case report.
This tumor most commonly arises in the major salivary glands, mainly in the parotid gland, and rarely metastasizes to regional lymph nodes .
Avoiding misdiagnosis in venous malformation of the parotid .
Bilateral multicystic parotid masses in primary Sjögren syndrome.
A case of congenital fistula from an accessory parotid gland : Diagnosis and treatment.
Primary Merkel cell carcinoma of the parotid gland .
Hamartomas of the parotid gland are very rare.
Sarcoidosis presenting as a solitary parotid mass.
Abstract We describe an unusual case of sarcoidosis in which the patient presented with a discrete solitary parotid mass and no other manifestation of the disease.