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Congenital maxillary double lip: review of the literature and report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15245688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A double lip is an anomaly that may be either congenital or acquired. It occurs most often in the upper lip, although both upper and lower lips are occasionally involved. Surgical intervention (simple excision) produces good functional and cosmetic results. In this report, we describe a case of congenital double upper lip, present a review of the literature and discuss the differential diagnosis. Double lip is of special interest in dentistry because the general practitioner is often the first professional to detect and establish the diagnosis of this uncommon condition.
Wilson Denis Martins; Fernando Henrique Westphalen; Rodrigo Sandrin; Eduardo Campagnoli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal (Canadian Dental Association)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1488-2159     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Dent Assoc     Publication Date:    2004 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-12     Completed Date:  2004-08-23     Revised Date:  2006-08-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907605     Medline TA:  J Can Dent Assoc     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  466-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Lip / abnormalities*,  surgery

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