perleche


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Related to perleche: angular cheilitis
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Noun1.perleche - 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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per·lèche

n. Fr. perlèche, pop. boquera, infección en la comisura de los labios y manifestaciones de infl. y fisuras, gen. causada por desnutrición.

perleche

n queilitis f angular, boquera (frec. pl), agrietamiento e inflamación en los ángulos de la boca
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There are several causes - the posh terms for which are angular stomatitis, perleche and angular cheilitis.
Les perleches sont des lesions qui apparaissent a la commissure des levres.