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Scripps Physician Discusses Rising Cases of Mumps

Pediatrician explains what causes mumps in news article

Young woman rubs her cheeks, experiencing symptoms of mumps.

Pediatrician explains what causes mumps in news article

Daniel Lichtmann, MD, a pediatrician at Scripps Clinic, recently discussed what causes mumps, including symptoms and potential complications, with the La Jolla Light after a spate of mumps cases in the San Diego area.


County records show 47 mumps cases have been reported so far this year, the most in the past 25 years.


Read the story in the La Jolla Light: Mumps reported at La Jolla High: School District says symptoms might be present through Nov. 15

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