Glossary for Parotid gland enlargement
Medical terms related to Parotid gland enlargement or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
- Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
- Amyloidosis: A disease characterized by the accumulation of insoluble amyloid protein in tissues and organs which in turn affects the functioning of these tissues and organs.
- Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
- Bilateral parotid gland enlargement: enlargement of the parotid glands .
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
- Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Bulimia nervosa: Eating disorder with binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting).
- Chronic Pancreatitis: Chronic ongoing inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints.
- Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Cough: Any type of coughing symptom.
- Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
- Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
- Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Gout: Painful joints, most commonly the big toe.
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heerfordt syndrome: A disorder sometimes associated with sarcoidosis and characterized by inflammation of the uvea of the eye, enlarged salivary gland, fever and facial paralysis.
- Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
- Malabsorption syndrome: is an alteration in the ability of the intestine to absorb nutrients adequately into the bloodstream
- Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
- Mickulicz disease: A rare condition involving enlargement of the salivary and tear-producing glands which results from any of a number of diseases such as leukemia, syphilis and tuberculosis. If the enlargement occurs on its own and not as a result of another condition, it is called Mickulicz disease.
- Mikulicz syndrome: A rare condition involving enlargement of the salivary and tear-producing glands which results from any of a number of diseases such as leukemia, syphilis and tuberculosis. If the enlargement occurs on its own and not as a result of another condition, it is called Mikulicz disease.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Mumps: An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease.
- Myxedema: The most severe form of hypothyroidism characterized by swelling of extremities and face.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Propylthiouracil: Some evidence indicates that exposure to Propylthiouracil has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Propylthiouracil is a pharmaceutical drug used to treat hyperthyroidism.
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
- Salivary gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the salivary glands or salivation.
- Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
- Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Sputum symptoms: Sputum symptoms such as when coughing
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
- Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
- Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
- Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
- Warthin's tumour: A benign parathyroid tumour
- Wet cough: Wet productive cough producing sputum
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