cheilosis


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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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Postoperative other complications included surgical site infection, pneumonia, postoperative atelectasis, cheilosis leakage, evisceration, acute renal failure, and intra-abdominal hemorrhage.
Angular cheilitis (also termed perleche, cheilosis, or angular stomatitis or angulus infectiosus) typically manifests at the corners of the mouth/lips.
Patients with folate deficiency may have a sore tongue, cheilosis and symptoms associated with steatorrhea.
* PC-3 or Schafer-Brunauer syndrome shows features of PC-1 along with corneal leukokeratosis and angular cheilosis.7
Clinical signs for B-complex deficiency included cheilosis, glositis, angular stomatitis, dermatitis, and edema.
(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.
Actinic cheilosis is the type in which it affects the lower lip vermilion and is common in white male adults.
3 1.46 Diagnosed case of leprosy -- -- Deficiency symptoms Cheilosis -- -- Glossitis 2 0.97 Angular stomatitis 2 0.97 Anaemia 73 35.44 Female (N = 294) Reported ailment symptoms No.
* Riboflavin deficiency (Vitamin [B.sub.2]) induces sensitivity to light, xerosis localized to periorbital and abdominal regions and cheilosis in addition to seborrhea