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Mumps 1234

  1. 1. Mumps Dr. Md. Salequr Rahman Department of Community Medicine Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College Feb. 2014
  2. 2. Mumps ( Infectious Parotitis) • Infectious and communicable disease characterized by fever, tenderness and localized swelling of one or more of the salivary glands, usually the Parotid and occasionally the sublingual and submaxillary glands. • Agent: Mumps virus- belongs to paramyxo group.
  3. 3. • • • • Host: 5-15 years Males are more affected Lifelong immunity after one attack • Passive immunity up to 6 months.
  4. 4. • Reservoir: Saliva of infected person. • Mode of transmission: Direct contact by droplet, contaminated fomites. • Incubation period: 12-26 days. Case is infective 1-6 days prior to appearance of swelling and week thereafter.
  5. 5. Clinical features: • Pain and swelling in either or both the Parotid glands. • Earache, pain and stiffness on opening mouth • Fever, headache and other constitutional symptoms- for 3-5 days.
  6. 6. Clinical features:
  7. 7. Complications: • • • • • • • Orchitis/ oophoritis Pancreatitis Meningoencephalitis Myocarditis Nerve deafness Polyarthritis Hydrocephalus
  8. 8. Prevention & Control: • Analgesics • Orchitis- Prednisolone • Immunization: MMR vaccine.

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