Andressa Gonçalves, DDS, PhD, Dante Migliari, DDS, PhD*

Exfoliative cheilitis is a troublesome condition of lips which can be caused by different factors. One of them is a parafunctional habit of lip liking. This article describes such a case whose outcome was very successful as the patient was able to control her unrelented habit of moisturizing the lips with her tongue, along with a brief use of moderate potency topical corticosteroids.

Keywords: Exfoliative cheilitis, parafunctional habit, lip desquamation, clinical diagnosis

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