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Image Number 1481 (Cheilitis glandularis)


Diagnosis: Cheilitis glandularis

Site: Lips

Sex: M

Age: 49


Description: Asymptomatic swelling of the lower lip.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Cheilitis glandularis is a rare inflammatory, painless enlargement of the lower lip, usually in elderly men. It may be triggered by actinic damage, bacterial infection, tobacco exposure and chronic irritation. This non-smoker man suffered painless, indurated, asymmetric swelling of the lower lip of about two years duration.

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