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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Oral candidias is and its pseudomembranous, angular cheilitis, erythematous and oropharyngeal variants were reported in most studies (1,2,16,17,19).
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4% and the most common lesions were traumatic ulcer, actinic cheilitis.
While in acitretin group patients presented with complaints of pruritis, mucocutaneous dryness, cheilitis, but none required treatment discontinuation.
Ultraviolet radiation can damage the skin in a number of ways such as sunburn, actinic keratosis, actinic elastosis, actinic cheilitis, triradiaite scars, senile comedones, purpura, poikiloderma and skin cancer.
Therefore, depending on the clinical manifestation, differential diagnosis are trauma caused by bites, fibroepithelial hyperplasia, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris, ulcer associated with trauma, angular cheilitis, spinocellular carcinoma, aphthous ulcers, and leukoplakia (Table 1).
It's characteristic features are: necrolytic migratory erythema (NME), weight loss, DM or glucose intolerance, mucosal abnormalities (such as glossitis, cheilitis, stomatitis), diarrhea [4].
The medical term for inflamed lips is cheilitis and is usually due to mild irritation.
The differential diagnosis should include cheilitis glandularis, vascular tumors, lymphangioma, angioedema, meischer's syndrome, mucocele, salivary gland tumors, sarcoidosis, inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia and plasma cell cheilitis, urbach weithe disease and mucosal neuromas of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome.
3) Oral CD may present as mucosal cobblestoning, mucosal tags, deep linear ulcerations, gingival hyperplasia, lip Assuring, aphthous ulcers and angular cheilitis.
Cheilitis and dryness were managed by giving emollients and dry eyes with lubricating eye drops and artificial tears.