ACUTE GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS PAROTITIS IN NEONATE, RARE CASE REPORT FROM SAUDI ARABIA
Dr. Badi Alenazi*, Dr. Saeed Alzahrani, Dr. Randa Alghanem, Dr. Aziza Al Johani, Dr. Mansour Alqurashi, Dr. Mohsen Aljhfoul, Dr. Fatima Altamimi, Dr. Mohammed Abdul Maleque Molla, Dr. Yusuf Kaaki and Dr. Abdulaziz Alnasser
Acute neonatal parotitis is a rare neonatal disease. To the best of our knowledge No previous case was reported from Saudi Arabia at this age group. the most common source of infection is ascending bacteria from the oral cavity . The most common presentation of neonatal parotitis are fever, swelling, and redness in the pre-auricular area .We are presenting the case history and examination with ultrasound finding of 25 days Saudi female neonate presented with history of fever, Irritability and Left sided periauriular swelling .she was diagnosed as acute left parotitis due to group B Streptococcus (GBS) with bacteremia and treated with intravenous antibiotics. High index of suspicion, early diagnosis and management, choosing appropriate antibiotics might save patient from late complication and decrease the need of surgical intervention.
Keywords: Acute neonatal parotitis periauriular intervention.
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