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1,462 Possible Causes for Angular Cheilitis, Flat Facial Profile, Folliculitis

  • Down Syndrome

    Alopecia areata (2.9–20%), vitiligo (1.9%), seborrhoeic eczema (8–36%), folliculitis (10.3–26%) and syringoma (12.3–39.2%) are more frequently seen in children with DS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] How Down Syndrome Affects Kids Kids with Down syndrome tend to share certain physical features such as a flat facial profile, an upward slant to the eyes, small ears, and[kidshealth.org] These include: A round face with a flat profile and small facial features (nose, mouth, ears, and eyes) Protruding tongue Almond-shaped upturned eyes with epicanthus folds[verywell.com]

  • Impetigo

    Angular cheilitis, characterized by cracks and fissures at the corners of the mouth, is more common in elderly patients with poorly fitting dentures.[aafp.org] Folliculitis caused by contamination of undertreated water in a hot tub or whirlpool.[aafp.org] Impetigo usually appears in areas where there is a break in the skin, such as a wound, herpes simplex infection, or maceration associated with angular cheilitis (Figure 4)[web.archive.org]

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  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    Candida can also cause infections of the nails (onychomycosis) and at the corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis).[dxline.info] There are many different forms of Candidiasis, some of which include - Angular cheilitis, where the fungi infect the skin around the corners of the mouth Candida paronychia[home-remedies-for-you.com] Angular cheilitis can be caused by candidal infection of the angles of the mouth and results in macerated skin with deep creases and crust formation.[visualdx.com]

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  • Secondary Syphilis

    (A) Markedly inflamed hair follicle (“folliculitis”) with extension of inflammatory cell infiltrate into parafollicular blood vessel and connective tissue.[journals.plos.org]

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  • Skin Infection

    Further Reading Viral Skin Infections Bacterial Skin Infections Fungal Skin Infections Parasitic Skin Infestations What is Angular Cheilitis?[news-medical.net] Folliculitis and Furuncles (Boils): Irritant folliculitis: caused by shaving, plucking, waxing, etc.[medsask.usask.ca] Impetigo usually appears in areas where there is a break in the skin, such as a wound, herpes simplex infection, or maceration associated with angular cheilitis ( Figure 4[aafp.org]

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  • Carbuncle

    Impetigo usually appears in areas where there is a break in the skin, such as a wound, herpes simplex infection, or maceration associated with angular cheilitis ( Figure 4[aafp.org] Folliculitis is the inflammation of hair follicles due to an infection, injury, or irritation.[chop.edu] […] can arise from the chronic lesions of superficial folliculitis or from lesions that are manipulated or scratched; may cause scarring Advertisement[pathologyoutlines.com]

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  • Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis

    Angular cheilitis is present in some individuals. Cracked and hyperkeratotic nails with prominent discoloration are commonly seen.[symptoma.com] Facial seborrhoic dermatitis, general folliculitis and scaling blepharitis were main manifestations. Hypothyroidism became evident during childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Angular cheilitis : Redness, fissuring and soreness at the angle of the mouth.[patient.info]

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  • Intertrigo

    The classic clinical syndrome for B deficiency is a seborrhoeic dermatitis-like eruption, atrophic glossitis with ulceration, angular cheilitis, conjunctivitis, intertrigo[diki.pl] Folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicle, presents as painful spots, red in color, forming on the follicle.[ozarkderm.com] Cheilitis VII.[fpnotebook.com]

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  • Candidiasis

    Other symptoms include: Redness or soreness in the affected areas Difficulty swallowing Cracking at the corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis) It is important to see your[web.archive.org] Candida folliculitis : The infection is found predominantly in the hair follicles and, rarely, can become extensive.[emedicine.medscape.com] Figure 4 Angular cheilitis.[doi.org]

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  • Nasal Vestibulitis

    We consider that angular cheilitis is often caused by the bacteria preset in saliva, while inflammation of the nasal vestibule is not caused by bacteria in nasal discharge[ci.nii.ac.jp] Minor infections at the opening of the nose may result in pimples at the base of nasal hairs (folliculitis) and sometimes crusts around the nostrils.[web.archive.org] A 30-year-old woman with hot tub folliculitis. She had used a hot tub 2 days prior, wearing a bikini-style bathing suit. Pseudomonas folliculitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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