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Medical Term:

uveoparotid fever


Definition: manifestation of sarcoidosis comprising chronic enlargement of the parotid glands, inflammation of the uveal tract, and persistent low-grade fever; associated with cranial nerve palsies.

Synonym(s): Heerfordt disease, Heerfordt syndrome

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