MUMPS

MUMPS is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Definition and Microbiology

Mumps is an acute systemic communicable viral infection whose most distinctive feature is swelling of one or both parotid glands. It is caused by mumps virus, a negative-strand nonsegmented RNA paramyxovirus.

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