Cheilitis glandularis: A clinical report

Prerna Taneja, BDS, and Narender Singh, BDS

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Cheilitis glandularis is an uncommon disease of the lips, especially of the lower lip, which is characterized by hyperplasia of minor salivary glands with varying degrees of inflammation. A case of diffuse, recurrent swelling of lower lip is presented.
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Key Words: cheilitis, lip, salivary gland.