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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-37
Maxillary double lip and cheilitis glandularis: An unusual occurence


1 Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai - 600119, India
2 Department of Oral Surgery, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai - 600119, India

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K Ranganathan
Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, 2/102, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai - 600 119
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.33963

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Double lip is an uncommon oral anomaly, which occurs mostly in the upper lip. It may be congenital or acquired and occurs as an isolated case or in association with other lesions. Cheilitis glandularis is a rare inflammatory disease that affects minor salivary glands and their ducts, predominantly those of the lower lip. In this article, we report a case of double lip and cheilitis glandularis in the upper lip of a 14-year-old female patient. An overview of the etiology, clinical presentation, histopathologic features and treatment are discussed.


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