In this condition,swelling of lip
(esp upper lip
) is present. Swelling of face <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span>
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.It is important to rule out all of them and
then reach a confirmatory diagnosis.