lip stripping

lip stripping

Dermatology Excision and advancement of oral mucosa, a technique used in plastic surgery when the vermilion border becomes indistinct, due to squamous metaplasia or labial hyperkeratosis, a potentially preneoplastic lesion of light-skinned sun-exposed elderly Pts. Cf Chemical peel, Mohs surgery.
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