Noninfectious conditions that can cause bilateral parotid swelling

Noninfectious conditions that can cause bilateral parotid swelling

  1. Diabetes mellitus, malnutrition, cirrhosis, and uremia cause a reduction of saliva production and flow (Related: Hepatic cirrhosis)
  2. Like mumps infection, these conditions can result in parotid swelling or enlargement, which is generally bilateral (Related: Hepatic cirrhosis)
  3. Can be differentiated clinically by presence of clinical symptoms and signs of underlying condition (Related: Hepatic cirrhosis)
  4. These conditions can be confirmed by appropriate laboratory testing and imaging
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