Possible Causes for Lip Smacking in USA

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
    Lip Smacking

    Herpes simplex encephalitis constitutes an uncommon infectious disease, leading to inflammation of the brain parenchyma, as a result of a herpes simplex virus type I (HSV-I) infection. Rarely, in neonates, the encephalitis is caused by herpes simplex virus type II (HSV-II). Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is an…[1]

  • Olfactory Groove Meningioma
    Lip Smacking

    An olfactory groove meningioma is a rare benign tumor with a rather insidious course. Most common symptoms are anosmia, headaches, and visual disturbances, but a range of manifestations, both neurologic and psychiatric, has been described in a significant number of patients. Clinical suspicion towards intracranial…[2]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm
    Lip Smacking
  • Temporal Lobe Tumor
    Lip Smacking
  • Insect Bite
    Lip Swelling

    Insect bites may be inflicted by mosquitos, fleas, bugs, lice and a plethora of other species pertaining to distinct families of the order insects. While they are of little medical interest in the vast majority of cases, immunocompromised or allergic patients may suffer from severe reactions to an insect bite. Most…[3]

  • Hypersensitivity
    Lip Swelling

    An allergy is defined as an immune response induced by exposure to an allergen. Austrian pediatrician Clemens Pirquet first used the term allergy in 1906. Hypersensitivity reactions can be divided into four groups: type I, type II, type III and type IV, based on the mechanisms involved. Symptoms of type1…[4]

  • Herpes Zoster
    Lip Swelling

    Herpes zoster is a condition characterized by development of skin rash with blisters. It is a viral disease that promotes development of rash only on one side of the body. Pain is the preliminary sign of herpes zoster. Few days later, skin rashes develop only on one side of the body affecting one or more skin…[5]

  • Myxedema
    Lip Swelling

    Myxedema or severe hypothyroidism is clinical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce any thyroid hormone. In some cases, myxedema condition is also being referred to as underactive thyroid. Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin. The…[6]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2
    Lip Swelling

    Hereditary angioedema type II is a genetic disorder in which synthesis of dysfunctional C1-esterase inhibitor results in angioedema, abdominal pain, and erythema marginatum. The clinical presentation is identical to HAE type 1. Angioedema, defined as sudden onset of edema involving the subcutaneous tissues of the…[7]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
    Lip Swelling

    Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a rare genetic condition characterized by recurrent nonpitting orofacial edema, especially of one or both lips (granulomatous cheilitis), lower motoneuron facial paralysis and fissured dorsal tongue (lingua plicata). It is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern and may have…[8]

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  1. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis, Symptoma
  2. Olfactory Groove Meningioma, Symptoma
  3. Insect Bite, Symptoma
  4. Hypersensitivity, Symptoma
  5. Herpes Zoster, Symptoma
  6. Myxedema, Symptoma
  7. Hereditary Angioedema Type 2, Symptoma
  8. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome, Symptoma