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Erythematous Burning Lips


Kitrina Cordell, DDS, MS; Nisha D'Silva, DDS, MSD, PhD; Sean Stannard, DDS


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 33-year-old female presented with swollen, erythematous, burning lips. The patient reported her symptoms began four weeks prior to clinical examination and had fluctuated in severity during this time period.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Cordell is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology of the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine of the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, USA.


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