Angular stomatitis

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Definition

noun

A condition characterized by stomatitis and fissuring at the corners of the mouth.


Supplement

Repeated lip-licking in children could increase the risk of angular stomatitis. Vitamin B deficiency may cause angular stomatitis in adults.


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