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Article: Volume 41 Number 7 Page 655 - September 2014

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  Dent Update 2014; 41: 655-656

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 3. Persistent Lip Swelling

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Abstract: A 12-year-old schoolgirl complained of swollen lips. The complaint was first noticed just after orthodontic treatment in 2007–2008, about one month after she started wearing her wire retainer (July 2008).

Author notes: Professor Crispian Scully, CBE, MD, PhD, MDS, MRCS, BSc, FDS RCS, FDS RCPS, FFD RCSI, FDS RCSE, FRCPath, FMedSci, FHEA, FUCL, DSc, DChD, DMed(HC), Dr HC, Emeritus Professor, University College London, Hon Consultant UCLH and HCA, London, UK and Dr Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece.