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cheilitis glandularis


Definition: an acquired disorder, of unknown etiology, of the lower lip characterized by swelling, ulceration, crusting, mucous gland hyperplasia, abscesses, and sinus tracts.

Synonym(s): Baelz disease, myxadenitis labialis, Volkmann cheilitis

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