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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 305-308
Radiological findings in a mumps case with multiple complications


School of Medicine of Harran University, Radiology Depart. Sanliurfa, Turkey

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O Sirmatel
School of Medicine of Harran University, Radiology Department, 63050, SANLIURFA
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.29002

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Mumps is an infection caused by paramyxoviruses. This infection is more common among children and it progresses with a number of complications later in life. This case was found worth presenting because no cases with such a diversity of complications have been reported in English literature in the last 25 years. A 17-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency unit with bilateral parotitis, meningoencephalitis and orchitis. The patient was clinically and serologically diagnosed as having mumps and developed an acute pancreatitis, arthritis in the left knee, cholestatic hepatitis and myocarditis in the follow up. Radiological imaging methods lead the way to the description of the complications.


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