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cheilitis granulomatosa


Definition: chronic, diffuse, soft swelling of the lips, of unknown etiology, microscopically characterized by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation.

Synonym(s): Meischer syndrome

See Also: Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

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