(Cheilitis is the medical word for “inflamed lips” and covers a broad range of causes and symptoms.) %PDF-1.7 : Allergic contact cheilitis describes a not uncommon inflammatory reaction of the lips. << /Type /Page /Parent 1 0 R /LastModified (D:20190430165226+02'00') /Resources 2 0 R /MediaBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /CropBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /BleedBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /TrimBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /ArtBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /Contents 9 0 R /Rotate 0 /Group << /Type /Group /S /Transparency /CS /DeviceRGB >> /Annots [ 7 0 R ] /PZ 1 >> This can be further broken down into irritant contact cheilitis – which is often caused by lip licking, cosmetics, foods and environmental factors – and allergic contact cheilitis. It is due to a type IV hypersensitivity reaction following contact with an allergen.  |  There are very few reported cases of allergic cheilitis in literature. We reviewed its allergic causes, and suspect that the literature does not adequately document the frequency and etiologic factors involved. Contact Dermititis 28: 42; Athavale NV et al (1994) Contact cheilitis from propyl gallate in lipstick. ■ Contact Cheilitisis caused by exposure to irritating chemicals, which can be found in food and skin care products. Would you like email updates of new search results? Contact hypersensitivity reactions are a frequent cause of cheilitis. the most common causes. Lip cosmetics are the most common allergen source in women, while toothpastes allergy occur mostly in men. We reviewed its allergic causes, and suspect that the literature does not adequately document the frequency and etiologic factors involved. Allergic contact cheilitis is an allergic reaction to lip products, dental materials, toothpaste, or medication. This inflammation can cause a variety of signs and symptoms, such as dryness, scaling, crusting, fissuring, erythema, edema and/or angular cheilitis, as well as burning or itching (9,10). Cheilitis Dermatitis, Allergic Contact Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Lip Neoplasms Dermatitis, Occupational Dermatitis, Irritant Vulvitis Dermatitis, Contact Tongue, Fissured Mouth Diseases Mouth Breathing Skin Neoplasms Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases Voice Disorders. The involved organisms are: Candida species alone (usually Candida albicans), which accounts for about 20% of cases, Bacterial species, either: Cheilitis due to … Allergic contact cheilitis describes a not uncommon inflammatory reaction of the lips. secondary to latex in an elderly diabetic patient. Poison Ivy is one example of a substance that causes this reaction in all people, but certain people also develop allergic contact dermatitis after being in contact with things like latex or nickel. Pigmented allergic contact cheilitis is diagnosed on patch testing with a standard allergen series, the patient's own products ‘as is’ and extended series depending on the likely cause. Similar to contact dermatitis are irritant cheilitis and allergic cheilitis. We reviewed its allergic causes, and suspect that the literature does not adequately document the … Few cases of rubber dam induced allergic cheilitis and Allergic contact cheilitis is a common cause inflammation of the outer lip or vermillion margin. Intraoral allergic contact stomatitis (stomatitis venenata) arises from a wide variety of antigens. Allergic contact dermatitis occurs as the result of an allergic reaction to something we come into contact with. The rash classically occurs 2-3 days later, but it may happen just a few hours later, or one week later. Allergic contact cheilitis is allergic contact dermatitis affecting the lip (s).