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Article: Volume 42 Number 7 Page 690 - September 2015

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Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 13. Painful Lip and Mouth Ulceration

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Abstract: A 21-year-old woman presented with multiple oral ulcerations and bloody crusts on the ulcerated vermillion of both her lips. She also noted a rash, together with eye soreness and general myalgia. Her lesions began to appear 10 days after an episode of herpes labialis.

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, Co-Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health: and Emeritus Professor, University College London, UK and Dr Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece.