g of lip
(esp upper lip
) is present. Swellin
g of face and
eyes may also be present.Diagnosis can only be made after various in
vestigations 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.