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Description:This patient presented with angular lesions of the lips, or cheilosis due to a vitamin B2 deficiency.
With a vitamin B2 deficiency, the lips become dry, scaly and swollen, and lesions develop at the corners of the mouth known as cheilosis. The gums, or gingivae become inflamed, and have a tendency to bleed easily.
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Creation Date:1970
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