cheilitis


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Related to cheilitis: angular cheilitis, actinic cheilitis

cheilitis

(kaɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
an inflammation of the lip or lips
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Noun1.cheilitis - inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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chei·li·tis

, chilitis
n. queilitis, infl. de los labios.

cheilitis

n queilitis f, inflamación f de los labios; angular — queilitis angular, boquera (frec. pl), agrietamiento e inflamación en los ángulos de la boca
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Most common adverse reactions (incidence[greater than or equal to]5%) are: lip dry, dry skin, back pain, dry eye, arthralgia, epistaxis, headache, nasopharyngitis, chapped lips, dermatitis, blood creatine kinase increased, cheilitis, musculoskeletal discomfort, upper respiratory tract infection, visual acuity reduced.
Budmir et al reported a case of perioral dermatitis and contact cheilitis in an 18-year-old female patient who had used propolisspray.
The chin is typically involved and cheilitis is common.
Side effects of these medications must also be considered; they include gingival hyperplasia, mucositis/ulcerative stomatitis, dysgeusia and overgrowth of opportunistic infections, causing candidiasis, angular cheilitis and the reactivation of herpes viruses.
Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.
Patients may experience sudden-onset, pruritic, sometimes painful papules and papulovesicles or cheilitis within 30 minutes to several hours of exposure to UV light in areas normally covered in the winter months.
4) Other oral effects of CD include aphthous ulcerations, gingival hyperplasia, diffuse gingival swelling, mucosal hyperplasia, fissuring cheilitis and pyostomatitis vegetans.
Nico MM, Nakano de Melo J, Lourenco SV: Cheilitis glandularis: a clinicopathological study in 22 patients.
A It sounds like you have a condition known as angular cheilitis.
Atrophic candidiasis presents as hyperaemic mucosa commonly found on the hard palate or dorsal tongue, and angular cheilitis presents as tender erythematous fissured oral commissures.
These include diffuse swelling of the lips and cheeks, cobblestone mucosa with fissuring and hyperplastic folds, mucosal tags, aphthous or linear non-healing ulcers, angular cheilitis, granular gingivitis and glossitis related to haematinic deficiency [Wiesenfeld et al.
There are several causes - the posh terms for which are angular stomatitis, perleche and angular cheilitis.