Epidemiology of eczematous cheilitis at a tertiary dermatological referral centre in Singapore

  title={Epidemiology of eczematous cheilitis at a tertiary dermatological referral centre in Singapore},
  author={S. W. Lim and Chee Leok Goh},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
In a retrospective epidemiologic study of 202 patients with eczematous cheilitis attending a patch test clinic, females (182 (90%)) predominated over males (20 (10%)). The mean age of our patients was 30.9 years. There was no significant difference between the mean age of females (31 years) presenting with cheilitis compared to males (29 years). Endogenous cheilitis (53%) was the commonest diagnosis, followed by allergic contact dermatitis (34%) and irritant contact dermatitis (5.4%). A… Expand
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