Swollen Parotid Gland

Swollen Parotid Gland

Normal parotid gland and swollen parotid gland

The parotid glands are salivary glands that are located between the ear and the jaw. These glands may become swollen and painful if you develop certain conditions, such as mumps or cytomegalovirus (CMV).

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofMarch 28, 2018

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