Granulomatous cheilitis refers to an uncommon condition in which there is lumpy swelling of the lips. It is also known as cheilitis granulomatosa. There are many different causes, such as allergy, Crohn disease, sarcoidosis and orofacial granulomatosis. Rare causes are infections, cancers and genetic disorders. Continue reading
Overview of sarcoidosis disease
Sarcoidosis is a multi-system (affects all systems of the body) granulomatous disease . A granuloma is a localized nodular inflammation of our immune cells which fuse together to form larger cells and finally form large nodules in our body.
This disease usually affects the lungs , but it can affect any other organs. Skin lesions are also common.
Currently there is no known cause for the sarcoidosis disease. It affects young adults and equally occurs in both male and female. Continue reading