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The causes of suppurative parotitis in Cambodian children are not known. We describe 39 cases at the Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, between January 2007 and July 2011 (0.07/1000 hospital attendances). The median age was 5.7 years with no neonates affected. Burkholderia pseudomallei was cultured in 29 (74%) cases. No deaths occurred; 1 child developed facial nerve palsy. © 2012 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Original publication

DOI

10.1097/INF.0b013e318258873b

Type

Journal article

Journal

Pediatric infectious disease journal

Publication Date

01/08/2012

Volume

31

Pages

865 - 868