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Descriptor English:   Mumps 
Descriptor Spanish:   Paperas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Caxumba 
Synonyms English:   Epidemic Parotitides
Epidemic Parotitis
Parotitides, Epidemic
Parotitis, Epidemic  
Tree Number:   C02.782.580.600.680.500
Definition English:   An acute infectious disease caused by RUBULAVIRUS, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (From Dorland, 28th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   caused by the MUMPS VIRUS, a rubulavirus
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   9298 
Unique Identifier:   D009107 

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