Swollen Parotid Gland

 Normal parotid gland and swollen parotid gland

The parotid glands are salivary glands that are located between the ear and the jaw. These glands may become swollen and painful if you develop certain conditions, such as mumps or cytomegalovirus (CMV).

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofMay 4, 2017

Current as of: May 4, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics