Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2017, Page: 27-29
Cheilitis Glandularis of the Lower Lip
Bharati Patil, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore, India
Karthik Dayakar Yadav, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore, India
Received: Dec. 4, 2017;       Accepted: Dec. 15, 2017;       Published: Jan. 16, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijdm.20170306.11      View  1838      Downloads  129
Abstract
Cheilitis glandularis is an uncommon disease most commonly affecting the lower lip caused by hyperplasia of minor salivary glands with the presence of inflammatory component. UV rays have been considered the primary cause for CG. It has categorized into 3 clinical types: simple, superficial suppurative, and deep suppurative. [1]. The lack of sufficient data makes the diagnosis and treatment of the disease cumbersome. Hereby we report a case of actinic cheilitis of the lower lip and discuss its diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.
Keywords
Cheilitis Glandularis(CG), Actinic Chelitis, Baelz’s Disease, Lip, Salivary Glands, Malignancy, Inflammation
To cite this article
Bharati Patil, Karthik Dayakar Yadav, Cheilitis Glandularis of the Lower Lip, International Journal of Dental Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2017, pp. 27-29. doi: 10.11648/j.ijdm.20170306.11
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