An unusual postoperative complication: anesthesia mumps

An unusual postoperative complication: anesthesia mumps Anesthesia mumps is a unique clinical entity characterized by acute transient postoperative swelling of the parotid gland. Although there has been some reports in the literature of other surgical disciplines, there has been no report of anesthesia mumps in plastic surgical literature as yet. A 3-year-old patient with anesthesia mumps after hypospadias repair is presented. To our knowledge, this case is the youngest patient of anesthesia mumps in the literature. In this article, the causes, differential diagnosis, and treatment of anesthesia mumps are discussed, and preventive measures are outlined. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

An unusual postoperative complication: anesthesia mumps

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Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-006-0100-z
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Abstract

Anesthesia mumps is a unique clinical entity characterized by acute transient postoperative swelling of the parotid gland. Although there has been some reports in the literature of other surgical disciplines, there has been no report of anesthesia mumps in plastic surgical literature as yet. A 3-year-old patient with anesthesia mumps after hypospadias repair is presented. To our knowledge, this case is the youngest patient of anesthesia mumps in the literature. In this article, the causes, differential diagnosis, and treatment of anesthesia mumps are discussed, and preventive measures are outlined.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Apr 1, 2007

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