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Miescher's cheilitis

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This term is used to designate the granulomatous cheilitis as a monosymptomatic form of the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.

See also Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, under Ernst Gustaf Melkersson, Swedish physician, 1898-1932.


  • G. Miescher:
    Über essentielle granulomatöse Macrocheilie (Cheilitis granulomatosa).
    Dermatologica, Basel, 1945, 91: 57-85. Cheilitis und pareitis granulomatosa ohne Facialisparese bei vorhandensein einer Lingua scrotalis.
    Dermatologica, Basel, 1956, 112: 536.

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