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Description:This image depicts the anterior neck of a young child, which displays the characteristic cervical swelling due to enlargement of the submaxillary salivary glands brought on by a mumps infection.
Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by the mumps virus. Mumps typically starts with a few days of fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite, and is followed by swelling of salivary glands. Anyone who is not immune from either previous mumps infection or from vaccination can get mumps.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1975
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Links:CDC - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases: Mumps
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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