cheilosis


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cheilosis

[kī′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Cracking at the corners of the mouth and scaling of the lips, usually associated with riboflavin deficiency.
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methanol n = 31, T2 n = (1987a, b) extract of Tw 27) Skin rash and cheilosis (1, 15) Diarrhoea (0, 6) Anorexia (0, 2) Abdominal pain (1, 2) Amenorrhoea (0, 5) Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding (0, 1) Total (2, 31) (4 weeks after Adverse events in 4 weeks crossover: after crossover (placebo, placebo n = 24, T2) T2 n = 25) Skin rash and cheilosis (0, 7) Diarrhoea (0, 2) Anorexia (1, 0) Amenorrhoea (5, 1) Withdrawals due to AEs: four from T2 treatment in first 12 weeks including one case of feverishness and aplastic anaemia after mistaken medication with 180 mg/day of T2 for 2 weeks and one case of anorexia and death through heart failure.
fruits) and drinking large quantities of diet soda, all of which are extremely acidic, contribute to increased rate of tooth erosion, leading to thin or discolored enamel with sharp or notched appearance of incisal edges, raised amalgams, open anterior bites, and cheilosis (Bishop et al.
The most common deficiencies are vitamin B12 and vitamin B6 deficiencies, which result in mouth sores, glossitis, cheilosis, weakness, mental status changes, loss of appetite and reduced food intake.