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Parotitis as clinical manifestation of COVID-19 infection, emergency physician experience: A case report

Monira Taha Ismail, Mahmoud Mohamed Naser.


COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is a viral infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and a World Health Organization (WHO) declared pandemic. Infection is caused by SARS-CoV-2, the usual clinical presentations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), include upper respiratory tract symptoms as fever, sore throat, cough, dyspnea, rhinorrhea, myalgia, headache, also it can also manifest by diarrhea and olfactory impairment. We aim to increase knowledge about clinical presentation of COVID-19 to decreased missed cases.Our case is description of COVID-19 case for an emergency medicine physician who manifested with atypical presentation that is acute parotitis.Acute parotitis is confirmed to be a clinical manifestation of coronavirus disease 2019.

Key words: Acute Parotitis, Coronavirus disease 2019, SARS-CoV-2 symptoms

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