Contact cheilitis can be related to the effects of irritants (climatic, mechanical, caustic agents) or allergens (allergic contact cheilitis) (5).
Differential diagnosis includes contact cheilitis, atopic cheilitis, actinic cheilitis, etc.
Factitial cheilitis stands out as a distinct subtype of contact cheilitis, usually triggered by a stressful event (possible self-damaging behavior).
Possible differential diagnoses of CG may include contact cheilitis
and cheilitis granulomatosa [1, 2, 5].
According to a multicenter study of allergic contact cheilitis from toothpaste, flavoring agents especially derivatives extracted from the main varieties of mint (such as spearmint, peppermint, menthol, and carvone) were the most related agents with allergic contact cheilitis (18).
Allergic contact cheilitis due to effervescent dental cleanser: Combined responsibilities of the allergen persulfate and prosthesis porosity.
Multicentre study of allergic contact cheilitis from toothpastes.
(1) Cheilitis is classified into various types: angular cheilitis, actinic cheilitis, contact cheilitis, plasma cell cheilitis, cheilitis gland-ularis, cheilitis granulomatosa, exfoliative cheilitis and factitious cheilitis.
EC can be easily confused with other dermatologic conditions that affect the lip, such as allergic contact cheilitis and atopic cheilitis.
Budmir et al reported a case of perioral dermatitis and contact cheilitis
in an 18-year-old female patient who had used propolisspray.
Balachandran, "Pigmented contact cheilitis
to paraphenylenediamine," Indian Journal of Dermatology, vol.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fragrances, lip balm, and nickel are the allergens most responsible for allergic contact cheilitis
, which is more prevalent in women.