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Congenital Double Lip: A Rare Deformity Treated Surgically
Titiksha Aggarwal , Kirti Chawla , Arundeep Kaur Lamba , Farrukh Faraz , Shruti Tandon
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi University
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Lip is an important aspect of facial features affecting ones personality. A deformity of the lip characterized by excessive tissue sagging below the usual giving it thicker wider appearance is referred to as double lip. It is a rare occurrence with a proposed male predilection. This article is a report of a 20 years old male with this deformity who presented with the complaint of difficult speech and poor aesthetics. There was no other history patient being systemically healthy. It was successively treated with a simple surgical technique without recurrence over a period of 12 months.

Keywords: Double lip, Surgery, Congenital, Acquired, Suturing
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
Received: 2015/11/12 | Accepted: 2016/06/4 | Published: 2016/06/4
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Aggarwal T, Chawla K, Kaur Lamba A, Faraz F, Tandon S. Congenital Double Lip: A Rare Deformity Treated Surgically. wjps. 2016; 5 (3) :303-307
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