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Cheilitis glandularis

Cheilitis glandularis: Introduction

Cheilitis glandularis: A rare disorder characterized by inflammation of the lower lip which cause it to become enlarged and everted. The mucous glands and excretory ducts of the lip are also dilated. The condition is associated with an increased risk of lower lip cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cheilitis glandularis is available below.

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Definitions of Cheilitis glandularis:

Cheilitis glandularis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cheilitis glandularis, or a subtype of Cheilitis glandularis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cheilitis glandularis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Cheilitis glandularis: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Complications

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