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277 Possible Causes for Angular Cheilitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is frustrating enough on its own.[] Candida albicans infection accompanies angular cheilitis and exfoliative cheilitis very often observed in Sjögren syndrome patients.[] Sjögren's syndrome is also associated with rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. The hallmark symptoms of the disorder are dry mouth and dry eyes.[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Individuals with celiac disease cannot outgrow the disease since it is a lifelong autoimmune disorder like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.[] Rheumatoid arthritis. Liver disease. Sjogren's syndrome (a disorder that causes insufficient moisture production by the glands).[] arthritis.[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Mutilans Rheumatoid Arthritis Plummer-Vinson Syndrome associated with Mutilans Rheumatoid Arthritis In Arthritis mutilans, a patient's fingers become shortened by arthritis[] Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.[] AB - Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.[]

  • Xerostomia

    RESULT: Among rheumatoid arthritis patients, 51% had been afflicted with xerostomia.[] cheilitis, mucositis, traumatic oral lesions, and/or difficulty in wearing/retaining oral prostheses. 5, 9, 20 A thorough head and neck examination, including an intraoral[] Complications of SGH include dental caries at the roots and cusp tips, 9 a fissured tongue and atrophied papillae, angular cheilitis, candidiasis, and chronic salivary gland[]

  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency

    Prevents or reduces rheumatoid arthritis symptoms Low vitamin B6 levels are linked with an increase of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, such as greater severity of pain.[] Other prominent features are inflammation of the tongue (glossitis), which presents as soreness and redness of the tongue, and angular cheilitis which presents as cracks at[] Angular cheilitis Angular cheilitis describes a lesion at the corner of the mouth that is usually characterized by cracks or splits. The lesion may also be inflamed.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anemia An iron deficiency anemia has the same symptoms than any other anemia: Image : “Angular cheilitis as marked by the oval” by James Heilman[] Serum ferritin levels in the anemia of rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 1977;4:389–92. PubMed Google Scholar 21.[] Furthermore, it is characterized by glossitis, angular cheilitis and koilonychia (spoon-shaped finger nails).[]

  • Stomatitis

    Rheumatoid arthritis. Lancet 2001;358:903-11. 8. Nakazaki S, Murayama T, Katoh S.[] Cracks at the corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis) are often a symptom of yeast infection, not vitamin B deficiency as is often believed.[] Angular stomatitis[edit] Inflammation of the corners (angles) of the lips is termed angular stomatitis or angular cheilitis.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    It is useful at discriminating iron deficiency in difficult cases, for instance patients with chronic renal failure or chronic inflammation like rheumatoid arthritis.[] ID can lead to anemia which can present with koilonychia, atrophic glossitis, fissured tongue, angular cheilitis, pica, pallor, decreased intellectual abilities, dyspnea,[] In those cases, treating angular cheilitis on its own—say, with cream or ointment—wouldn’t help.[]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    arthritis (RA) and symptomatic involvement of the cervical spine.[] Fungal infection is the most common cause of angular cheilitis.[] Musculoligamentous strain or sprain of the cervical spine* Rheumatoid arthritis* * another SOP applies - the SOP has the same name unless otherwise specified # non-SOP condition[]

  • Cutaneous Candidiasis

    Candida can also cause infections of the nails (onychomycosis) and at the corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis).[] Association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and rheumatoid arthritis Lancet 1961; i:245-248. 5. Dailey ME, Lindsays S, Skahen R.[] 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[]

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