cheilosis

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Related to angular cheilosis: perleche, 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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PC-3 or Schafer-Brunauer syndrome shows features of PC-1 along with corneal leukokeratosis and angular cheilosis.
Early detection and intervention of disordered eating behaviour can prevent or reduce serious conditions associated with EDs; systemic conditions, like dry scaly skin, constipation, dysphagia, malnutrition, decreased BMR, oesophagitis, including early oral manifestations, such as soft tissue trauma and angular cheilosis and irreversible damage, such as dental erosion and caries (6).
The tongue may become edematous; lips may become extremely red and smooth and result in angular cheilosis.