In children, mumps is generally a mild illness, and complications are rare. When complications occur, they may include:
Adults who are infected with mumps often have more severe symptoms and are more likely to have complications than children. But long-lasting problems from complications are rare.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||March 17, 2011|