A Systematic Review

Management of angular cheilitis in children

Fajriani Fajriani

Fajriani Fajriani
Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Dentistry, Hasanuddin University Makassar, Indonesia. Email: fajriani_fkg@yahoo.com
Online First: April 01, 2017 | Cite this Article
Fajriani, F. 2017. Management of angular cheilitis in children. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 2(1): 1-3. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v2i1.461


Objective : Angular cheilitis is a type of oral soft tissue disease that can occur in children and adults, the condition is characterized by cracks and inflammation on both corners of the mouth. Although this disease can not cause severe disorder, it quite disturbs one's activity and physical appearance. Mild Angular cheilitis will recover itself over times. However severe conditions can cause pain and bleeding. This paper aims to inform colleagues about management of angular cheilitis in children.

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