Factitious cheilitis: a case report

  title={Factitious cheilitis: a case report},
  author={Erdinç Aydin and Ozgur Gokoglu and Gamze Ozcurumez and Hakan Hikmet Aydin},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  pages={29 - 29}
INTRODUCTION Factitious cheilitis is a chronic condition characterized by crusting and ulceration that is probably secondary to chewing and sucking of the lips. Atopy, actinic damage, exfoliative cheilitis, cheilitis granulomatosa or glandularis, contact dermatitis, photosensitivity reactions and neoplasia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of crusted and ulcerated lesions of the lip. CASE PRESENTATION We present a 56 year-old female with an ulcerated and crusted lesion on her… CONTINUE READING


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