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ICD-10 K13.0
ICD-9 528.5
DiseasesDB 29147
MeSH D002613

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Cheilitis is a medical condition involving inflammation of the lip.


Common Causes

It is associated with many diseases, including megaloblastic anemia from Vitamin B12 deficiency, iron deficiency anemia (which in severe cases can lead to Plummer-Vinson syndrome and oral candidiasis. It can also be a symptom of allergies, such as allergy to Balsam of Peru[1]. Cheilitis can also be caused by taking the (retinoid) drug Isotretinoin (brand name Roaccutane).

It may also be a pre-malignant lesion for squamous cell carcinoma.

Physical Examination

Ear Nose and Throat



Life Threatening Causes

Common Causes

Causes by Organ System

Cardiovascular No underlying causes
Chemical/Poisoning No underlying causes
Dental No underlying causes
Dermatologic No underlying causes
Drug Side Effect Dactinomycin, Eflornithine
Ear Nose Throat No underlying causes
Endocrine No underlying causes
Environmental No underlying causes
Gastroenterologic No underlying causes
Genetic No underlying causes
Hematologic No underlying causes
Iatrogenic No underlying causes
Infectious Disease No underlying causes
Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic No underlying causes
Neurologic No underlying causes
Nutritional/Metabolic No underlying causes
Obstetric/Gynecologic No underlying causes
Oncologic No underlying causes
Ophthalmologic No underlying causes
Overdose/Toxicity No underlying causes
Psychiatric No underlying causes
Pulmonary No underlying causes
Renal/Electrolyte No underlying causes
Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy No underlying causes
Sexual No underlying causes
Trauma No underlying causes
Urologic No underlying causes
Miscellaneous No underlying causes

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