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Glossary for Bilateral parotid gland enlargement

Medical terms related to Bilateral parotid gland enlargement or mentioned in this section include:

  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma: A malignant cancer in the form of cysts which may occur in the salivary glands, breast, mucous glands of the respiratory tract and sometimes in vulval vestibular glands. Also called adeoncystic carcinoma, adenomyoepithelioma, cribriform carcinoma or cylindroma.
  • 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
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jaw symptoms: Symptoms affecting the jaw
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Parotid gland enlargement: Parotid gland enlargement refers to swelling or puffiness of the parotid gland.
  • Parotitis: Infection or inflammation of one or both parotid salivary glands.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skull symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skull surrounding the brain.
  • Sputum symptoms: Sputum symptoms such as when coughing
  • 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
  • Wet cough: Wet productive cough producing sputum

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