People of all ages can be affected, but it is most common in the early adult years.In this condition,swelling
(esp upper lip
) is present. Swelling
of face and eyes may also be present.Diagnosis can only be made after various investigations to rule out other causes with similar symptoms and biopsy of the tissue from the lip.
Other possibilities are angioedema(due to allergic reactions),eczema,crohn’s disease,hives,myxedema, muccopolysacharidosis and acromegaly.