Acute or chronic inflammation of the skin and contiguous labial mucous membrane at the corners of the mouth. It is characterized by erythema, erosions and fissuring radiating from the labial commissures. A variety of factors are implicated, alone or in combination, including infective agents (candida species, staphylococci), mechanical factors, disease of the skin (atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis), and nutritional deficiencies.
Angulus Infectiosus, Perlèche, Cheilitis Angularis, Stomatitis Angularis, Angular Cheilitis, Angular Cheilosis
Angular cheilitis, Angular cheilosis, Angular stomatitis, Cheilitis angular, Intertrigo labialis, Perleche