cheilitis

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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.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The prolonged, unprotected exposure of lips to the sun can cause wrinkles, premature aging or actinic cheilitis. This has led to an increase in demand for lip softening tools.
Some types of cheilitis last longer and are persistent, such as chronic actinic cheilitis, granulomatous cheilitis and plasma cell cheilitis.
A 59-year-old farmer on HC for ET was referred due to multiple, hyperkeratotic AK accumulating in chronically sunexposed skin areas: the hands, ears, almost the entire balding scalp, and large portions of the face, accompanied by severe actinic cheilitis. The majority of the lesions, especially on the scalp, were covered by a hyperkeratotic crust that could be removed relatively easy, revealing an oozing erosion (Figure 1(a)).
(b) Lichen planus in the right buccal mucosa and on the tongue; actinic cheilitis is also seen on the lips.
Based on history and clinical features, we considered working diagnosis as DLE involving lower lip with the following differential diagnosis (a) erosive lichen planus (ELP), (b) erythema multiforme (EM), (c) pemphigus vulgaris (PV), and (d) actinic cheilitis.