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Vol. 21 - Num. 81

Clinical Reviews

Juvenile recurrent parotitis and natural killer cells deficiency, coincidence or pathogenesis?

Raquel Berzosa Lópeza, Roi Piñeiro Pérezb, Lucía Figueroa Ospinaa, Pilar Gallego Gómezc

aUnidad de Infectología Pediátrica. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital General de Villalba. Collado Villalba. Madrid. España.
bServicio de Pediatría. Hospital Universitario General de Villalba. Collado Villalba. Madrid. España.
cServicio de Radiología. Hospital General de Villalba. Collado Villalba. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: R Berzosa. E-mail: rberzosa@hotmail.com

Reference of this article: Berzosa López R, Piñeiro Pérez R, Figueroa Ospina L, Gallego Gómez P. Juvenile recurrent parotitis and natural killer cells deficiency, coincidence or pathogenesis? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2019;21:e11-e13.

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Abstract

Juvenile recurrent parotitis may have many causative factors. It is important to make an study of lymphocyte subsets, due to natural killer cells deficiency could be pathogenic. The clinical case of a 10-year-old patient with recurrent parotitis secondary to this process is presented.

Keywords

Parotitis Recurrent parotitis

 

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