Bacterial pyogenic parotitis affecting the parotid gland is most common after:
|C||Debilitation after major surgery|
|D||After administration of iodine|
Acute Suppurative Parotitis
• Characterized by presence of pus and seen in debilitated! dehydrated! or in patients with poor oral hygiene,
• Me organism (responsible for): Staph. aureus
• Initial treatment is proper hydration/ antibiotics / improving oral hygiene.
• U abscess develops then it is drained by giving a J shaped incision.