Cheilitis Glandularis of Both Lips: Successful Treatment with a Combination of an Intralesional Steroid Injection and Tacrolimus Ointment.
Case Rep Dent 2018 18;2018:9169208. Epub 2018 Mar 18.
Division of Oral Medicine Clinic, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Cheilitis glandularis (CG) is an inflammatory condition of unknown cause that predominantly affects the minor salivary glands of the lips. Although a diagnosis of CG is not difficult, its treatment is a challenge. This article highlights the clinical presentation of the disease together with a case of successful management of this disease using a combination of a steroid injection followed by a topical immunosuppressor. Read More