Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies.

Title

Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies.

Creator

Park Kelly K; Brodell Robert T; Helms Stephen E

Publisher

Cutis

Date

2011
2011-06

Description

Angular cheilitis (AC) is a common condition characterized by erythema, moist maceration, ulceration, and crusting at the corners of the mouth. This article focuses on the common local factors that act alone and in combination to produce AC. These factors are categorized as irritant, allergic, and infectious causes. Identifying the underlying etiology of AC is a critical step in developing an effective treatment plan for this condition.

Subject

Humans; Risk Factors; Cheilitis/*etiology/microbiology; Infection/complications; Dermatitis; Allergic Contact/complications

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

289–295

Issue

6

Volume

87

Citation

Park Kelly K; Brodell Robert T; Helms Stephen E, “Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed November 29, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5558.

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