Cheilitis glandularis

What is Cheilitis glandularis?

Cheilitis glandularis (CG) is an uncommon chronic inflammatory disease of unknown origin characterized by macrocheilia and secretions of thick saliva from swollen labial minor salivary glands.

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Childhood
  • Elderly
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