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International Journal of Oral Health Sciences and Advances
Year : 2013, Volume : 1, Issue : 1
First page : ( 5) Last page : ( 9)
Print ISSN : 2320-1576. Online ISSN : 0000-0000.

Chelitis glandularis of the lower lip – A case report

Dr. Wazir Sartaj Singh*, Dr. Srivastava Rahul**, Dr. Arora Pallak***

*Sr. Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, M. B. Kedia Dental College & teaching Hospital, Birganj, Nepal

**Sr. Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rama Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur

***Sr. Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Kalka Dental College, Meerut.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Sartaj Singh Wazir, Quarter Premises, M. B. Kedia Dental College & teaching Hospital, Birganj, Nepal Contact Number: +977- 9845021616. E-mail: drsartajswazir@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2013.

Abstract

A variety of pathological conditions of diverse etiologies may involve the lips. Cheilitis glandularis (CG) is a rare disorder characterized by hyperplasia of the labial mucous glands and of heterotopic mixed salivary glands as well as by ectasia of glandular ducts. CG predominantly affects males, who are outside workers but here we report on a housewife female patient who presented with CG with poor oral hygiene.

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Keywords

Chelitis, lip, minor salivary gland.

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