DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20210964

Anaesthesia mumps after total laparoscopic hysterectomy under general anaesthesia

Prabha Udayakumar, Kanmani Mani, Hemaamallene P.

Abstract


Anaesthesia mumps is a rare clinical entity characterised by acute transient swelling of the parotid gland in postoperative period. In our case a 58 years obese lady developed left sided parotid swelling which was managed conservatively and settled without any sequelae. In this article we discuss possible causes, differential diagnosis and treatment for this condition. This is to increase awareness about this relatively unknown condition amongst anaesthetist and surgeons and to avoid unnecessarily apprehension in post-operative period.


Keywords


Anaesthesia mumps, Post-operative parotitis, Acute transient swelling, Pneumoparotitis, Ischemic sialadenitis, Trendelenburg position, Total laparoscopic hysterectomy

Full Text:

PDF

References


Reily DJ. Benign transient swelling of parotid glands following general anaesthesia: anaesthesia mumps. Anaesth Analog. 1970;49:560-3.

Atlas M, Sabawala PB, Keats AS. Acute transient sialadenopathy during induction of anaesthesia. Anaesthesiol. 1968;29:1050-2.

Piart A, Camkiran A, Bulci ST, Zeyneloglu P, Kayhan Z. Bilateral submandibular salivary glands swelling following regional anaesthesia after hip replacement. Acta Anesthesiol Scand. 2009;53:272.

Hans P, Demoitie J, Colingnon L, Bex V, Bonhomme V. Acute bilateral submandibular swelling following surgery in prone position. EUR J Anaesthesiol. 2006;23:83-4.

Postaci A, Aytae I, Oztekm CV, Dikmen B. Acute unilateral parotid glands swelling after lateral decubitus position under general anaesthesia. Saudi J Anaesth. 2012;6:295-7.

Ghatak T, Gurjar M, Samonta S, Baronia A. A case of anaesthesia mumps from ICU. Saudi J Anaesth. 2013;7:222-3.

Narang J, Trikha A, Chandralekha C. Anaesthesia mumps and morbid obesity. Acta Anasthesiol Belg. 2010;61:83-5.

Berker M, Sahin A, Aypar U, Ozgen T. Acute parotids following sitting position neurosurgical procedures: review of five cases. J Neurosurg Anaesthesiol. 2004;16:29-31.

Izci Y, Crdogen E, Timurkayanak E. Acute right submadibular swelling following surgery for bilateral optic nerve meningioma. J Neurosurg Anaesthesiol. 2005;17:58-9.

Lee JM, Park EY, Kim KM, Won JC, Kim YJ, Kyung S. Bilateral anaesthesia mumps after robot assisted hysterectomy under general anaesthesia: two case reports. J surg. 2018;6:50-2.

Calcaterra TR, Lowe J. Pneumoparotitis. Acta Otolaryngol. 1962;52:784-9.

Cavaliere F, Conti G, Anetta MG, Greco A, Cina A, Proietti R. Massive facial edema and airway obstruction secondary to acute postoperative sialadenitis “anaesthesia mumps” a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2009;3:70-3.

Ozdek A, Bayir O, Isik ME, Tatar EC, Saylam, Kockmaz H. Anaesthesia mumps resulting in temporary facial nerve palsy after the auditory brainstem implantation in a 3-year-old child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolangol. 2014;78:159-62.