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January 8, 1887

PAROTIDITIS AND PREGNANCY.

JAMA. 1887;VIII(2):56. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391270028013

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Abstract

To the Editor of the Journal: 

Dear Sir :  —The following case is to me one of interest and rarity: Mrs. S., aged 29, three months pregnant, was taken with parotiditis. On the third day the swelling abandoned the parotid glands, and miscarriage followed. She has had four previous pregnancies, of which the first, third and fourth were normal. The second pregnancy miscarried, which was attributed to fright. Are there any instances in which metastasis from the parotid glands to the uterus has occurred with results like the above?—Very truly yours,

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