cheilitis granulomatosa

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chei·li·tis gran·u·lo·ma·to·'sa

chronic, diffuse, soft swelling of the lips, of unknown etiology, microscopically characterized by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation.
See also: Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.
Synonym(s): Meischer syndrome

cheilitis granulomatosa

A chronic swelling of the lips due to granulomatous inflammation, which some regard as a monosymptomatic form of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. It may be associated with Crohn’s disase, sarcoidosis or orofacial granulomatosis.

chei·li·tis gran·u·lo·ma·to·sa

(kī-lī'tis gran'yū-lō-mă-tō'să)
Chronic, diffuse, soft swelling of the lips, of unknown etiology, microscopically characterized by noncaseatinggranulomatous inflammation.
Synonym(s): Meischer syndrome.

chei·li·tis gran·u·lo·ma·to·sa

(kī-lī'tis gran'yū-lō-mă-tō'să)
Chronic, diffuse, soft swelling of the lips, of unknown etiology.
See also: Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
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On the other hand, the presence of two manifestations or one with a granulomatous cheilitis in the eyelid biopsy is considered to be sufficient for the diagnosis (3).
With her signs and symptoms, we considered MRS as a final diagnosis, so we planned a parotid biopsy, which revealed diffuse mononuclear cell infiltration with epithelioid cell aggregates, a finding compatible with granulomatous cheilitis.
Granulomatous cheilitis and Borrelia burgdorferi: polymerase chain reaction and serologic studies in a retrospective case series of 12 patients.
Granulomatous cheilitis, Mclkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, and orofacial granulomatosis.
Treatment of granulomatous cheilitis with infliximab.
Granulomatous cheilitis, a lumpy swelling of the lips, can be a symptom of Crohn's Disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines.

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