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Presentation of acute suppurative parotitis in a newborn with incessant crying
  1. Angelika Velkoski1,
  2. Stefano Amoroso1,
  3. Pierpaolo Brovedani2,
  4. Gabriele Cont2,
  5. Antonella Trappan2,
  6. Laura Travan2
  1. 1Institute for Maternal and Child Health—IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo”, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
  2. 2Institute for Maternal and Child Health—IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo”, Trieste, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Angelika Velkoski, Institute for Maternal and Child Health—IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo”, University of Trieste, via dell'Istria 65/1, Trieste 34137, Italy; angelika.velkoski{at}gmail.com

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A male infant born at 37 weeks of gestation by caesarean delivery presented to the emergency room at 17 days of age with incessant crying mostly during breast feeding which had started a few hours ago. His birth weight was 2545 g and he was gaining weight appropriately. On examination, the infant was very irritable and crying. He had a temperature of 37.5°C. The …

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