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Descriptor English: Mumps
Descriptor Spanish: Paperas
Descriptor Portuguese: Caxumba
Descriptor French: Oreillons
Entry term(s): Epidemic Parotitides
Epidemic Parotitis
Parotitides, Epidemic
Parotitis, Epidemic
Tree number(s): C01.925.782.580.600.680.500
C07.465.815.470.800.630
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009107
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: caused by the MUMPS VIRUS, a rubulavirus
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9298
Unique ID: D009107
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/08/03
Mumps - Preferred
Concept UI M0014202
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Mumps
Entry term(s) Epidemic Parotitides
Epidemic Parotitis
Parotitides, Epidemic
Parotitis, Epidemic



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