Cheilitis Granulomatosa Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 21, 2018
  • Author: Alan Snyder; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is cheilitis granulomatosa?

What is the prevalence of cheilitis granulomatosa?

What causes cheilitis granulomatosa?

What is the prognosis of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Which physical findings are characteristic of cheilitis granulomatosa?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of cheilitis granulomatosa?

What are the differential diagnoses for Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of cheilitis granulomatosa?

What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of cheilitis granulomatosa?

What is the role of biopsy in the diagnosis of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Treatment

How is cheilitis granulomatosa treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with cheilitis granulomatosa?

What follow-up care is needed for patients with cheilitis granulomatosa?

Medications

Which immunomodulatory agents are used in the treatment of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Which antimicrobials are used in the treatment of cheilitis granulomatosa?

Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Which medications in the drug class Salicylates are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Which medications in the drug class Mast Cell Stabilizers are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Other are used in the treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa?