Angular Cheilitis

  by Dr. Yiannis Neofytou

Angular Cheilitis
Angular cheilitis is a common inflammatory condition that affects the corners of the mouth and lips. Depending on the underlying cause, it can last for a few days or persist for life. It is also known as angular stomatitis and cheilitis.
What are the causes of angular cheilitis?
Angular cheilitis is caused by one or more of the following factors:
Drooling of saliva causing eczematous cheilitis, a form of irritant contact dermatitis
The upper lip covers the lower and leads to wrinkles
Dry, chapped lipsGrowth of bacteria , fungi (fungal stomatitis) or viruses (cold sores)
What are the clinical features of angular cheilitis?
Angular cheilitis can lead to the following symptoms at the corners of the mouth: Painful cracks or fistulas, Blisters, discharge of pus, crusting, Redness, Bleeding.

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