uveoparotid fever

noun

uveo·​pa·​rot·​id fever ˌyü-vē-ō-pə-ˈrät-əd- How to pronounce uveoparotid fever (audio)
: chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and uvea that is typically associated with sarcoidosis and is marked especially by low-grade fever, facial swelling, and paralysis of the facial nerves

called also Heerfordt's syndrome, uveoparotitis

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“Uveoparotid fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uveoparotid%20fever. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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