cheilosis


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Related to cheilosis: angular stomatitis
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Noun1.cheilosis - a disorder of the lips marked by scaling and fissures at the corners of the mouth; caused by a deficiency of riboflavin
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
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chei·lo·sis

, chilosis
n. queilosis, manifestación con marcas y fisuras en la comisura de los labios debida a deficiencia de vitamina B2 (riboflavina).
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8) reported the presence of lymphocele and cheilosis acid in abdomen following sirolimus therapy after renal transplantation and stated that there was no recurrence with a low-fat diet.
The tongue may become edematous; lips may become extremely red and smooth and result in angular cheilosis.
Some other clinical and laboratory findings suggestive of deficiencies in this group of patients were as follows: glossitis, 48% (11/23); anemia, 48% (11/23); cheilosis, 26% (6/23); poor skin healing, 48% (11/23); and hair loss, 52% (12/23).