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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 219-221

Factitious cheilitis: A rare case report


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Haryana, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Private Practice, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Swati Phore
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/cjhr.cjhr_26_17

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Self-injurious behavior (SIB) can be defined as the destruction or damage of body tissue without suicidal intent. Oral and perioral structures can be traumatized by SIB which involves biting of lips, cheek, lateral surface of the tongue, or buccal mucosa. Depending on its frequency and severity, SIB can lead to various degrees of self-injury. We hereby present a case of patient having lip lesion with positive history of lip chewing.


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