Acute suppurative parotitis caused by Pseudomonas pseudomallei in children.

@article{Dance1989AcuteSP,
  title={Acute suppurative parotitis caused by Pseudomonas pseudomallei in children.},
  author={David A B Dance and Timothy M E Davis and Yupaporn Wattanagoon and Wipada Chaowagul and P Saiphan and Sornchai Looareesuwan and Vanaporn Wuthiekanun and Nicholas J White},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1989},
  volume={159 4},
  pages={654-60}
}
During a prospective clinical study of melioidosis in northeast Thailand, suppurative parotitis was observed as a characteristic presentation in children. Parotitis constituted 6.3% of all culture-positive melioidosis and 38% of melioidosis in children. Nine cases are described. None had apparent predisposition to infection, although two patients developed rising mumps virus antibody titers, suggesting a possible relation between these conditions. Complications included abscess formation (nine… CONTINUE READING