Most common complication of mumps is:

 # Most common complication of mumps is:
A. Myocarditis
B. Orchitis
C. Uveitis
D. Conjunctivitis

The correct answer is B. Orchitis.

Mumps is characterized by triad of pathological involvement- epidemic parotitis, orchitis-oophoritis, and pancreatitis. Meningoencephalitis, epididymitis, and encephalitis are other complications of mumps. When mumps involves adult male, orchitis is a great danger. Involvement of pancreas causes an increase in serum lipase enzyme.

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