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Image Number 695 (Cheilitis glandularis)

 
Morphology:
Swelling

Diagnosis: Cheilitis glandularis

Site: Lips

Sex: F

Age: 70

Type: Clinical

Description: Swollen, painful lip

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Acute onset, atraumatic swelling of lip. DDx includes angioedema (this was too firm), cheilitis granulomatosus (this wasn't firm enough) and cheilitis glandularis (when squeezed, mucoid material emerged and biopsy was compatible). Treated with antibitoic combination with clearing.

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