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Journal of Research & Innovation in Anesthesia


Anesthesia mumps is an acute transient swelling of parotid gland following general anesthesia.There are several case reports of anesthesia mumps postoperatively in adults, however there are very few reports in children. Increase in secretions along with improper drainage of saliva causes enlargement of parotid gland. This article lists the various causes implicated for this and the methods to prevent its occurrence. The purpose of this article is to highlight the occurrence of anesthesia mumps in pediatric patient even after a short procedure.

Keywords: Acute transient swelling, Anesthesia mumps, General anesthesia, Parotid gland.

How to cite this article: Gautam R. Anesthesia Mumps: An Unusual Presentation. Res Inno in Anesth 2016;1(2):69-70.

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Conflict of interest: None.

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