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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 79  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 799--801

Granulomatous cheilitis with granulomatous vulvitis: A rare association

Department of Dermatology, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Ramesh M Bhat
Department of Dermatology, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.120733

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Granulomatous cheilitis and granulomatous vulvitis are rare disorders characterized by painless swelling of lips and vulva, respectively. Histopathology of both conditions show non-caseating epithelioid cell granulomas in the dermis. Both disorders have been associated with Crohn's disease rarely. Occurrence of the two conditions in the same patient is extremely infrequent. We hereby report, the association of granulomatous cheilitis with granulomatous vulvitis in a 30-year-old female.


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