angle of mouth

an·gle of mouth

[TA]
the lateral limit of the oral fissure.
See also: labial commissure (of mouth).
Synonym(s): angulus oris [TA]

an·gle of mouth

(anggĕl mowth) [TA]
The lateral limit of the oral fissure.
See also: labial commissure (of mouth)
Synonym(s): angulus oris.
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There was also presence of recurrent multiple fluid filled lesions near the angle of mouth 4-5 episodes per year associate with pain.
Salivary stains over angle of mouth and anterior aspect of chest over cloths were observed in 67 (66.
On extra and intra oral ex- amination she was also diagnosed with angular cheiltis unilaterally on right side of the angle of mouth (Fig ).
A 17-year-old female presented with an asymptomatic circular plaque on the right angle of mouth which was progressively increasing in size over a span of eighteen months.
Regarding the site distribution in the orofacial region, the most commonly involved sites in descen- ding order were tongue, lip mucosa, buccal mucosa, face, sublingual mucosa, hard palate, alveolar ridge, retromolar area, soft palate, angle of mouth and flo- or of the mouth.
5 cm) at the angle of mouth on the left side (Figure 1).
The upper lip was deviated to the left side and the angle of mouth was at a lower level when compared to the left.
On Day 14 of afebrile period, he was admitted again in the hospital with complaints of drooling of saliva from angle of mouth, alteration in speech and taste and inability to close his eyes during sleep.
It was used macroscopic dissection and direct observation of the orbicular muscles of the lips, depressor of angle of mouth, risorius and elevator of upper lip and wing of nose.
Tube secured using 7 size ET as conduit to lengthen the tube for bringing it till the angle of mouth and then connected to breathing circuit.
Local examination revealed a well-defined erythematous indurated plaque 3x3 cm2 with geographical borders on the left cheek close to the angle of mouth.