HERMAN R. PARKER, M.D.
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Uveo-parotid fever, or Heerfordt's disease, is a comparatively rare affection characterized by (1) an iridocyclitis, (2) a bilateral almost painless swelling of the parotid glands, (3) a low grade chronic fever running a course of from several weeks to two or three years and subject to considerable variations, and (4) by the occurrence of irregular constitutional symptoms. The syndrome may occur at any age, but is most common in the second and third decades, and is slightly more prevalent in females.
Of frequent, though not constant, occurrence are: (1) a prodromal stage, lasting for several weeks or months, of general
PARKER HR. UVEO-PAROTID FEVER; WITH CASE REPORT*. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:921–926. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-10-6-921
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(6):921-926.
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