Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Commentary Volume 3 Issue 8

Acute Parotitis: An Atypical Manifestation of Covid-19

Vaishnavi Kavirayani*

Final Year MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

*Corresponding Author: Vaishnavi Kavirayani, Final Year MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Received: July 24, 2021; Published: July 29, 2021


While the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) commonly presents with respiratory symptoms, there has been a rise in the number of atypical manifestations with the unfolding of the pandemic. Acute parotitis is one such atypical manifestation associated with COVID-19. It is important that physicians familiarize themselves with these atypical symptoms in order to prevent infection and disease transmission. It is important that COVID-19 be considered in the differential of parotitis and other virus-causing syndromes, as well as emphasize on the importance of personal protection during initial examination.

Keywords: COVID-19; Coronavirus; Acute Parotitis; Atypical Manifestation; Salivary Gland


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Citation: Vaishnavi Kavirayani. “Acute Parotitis: An Atypical Manifestation of Covid-19".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.8 (2020): 147-150.


Copyright: © 2020 Vaishnavi Kavirayani. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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