A 49-year-old woman was referred to an oral pathology practice for evaluation of swelling
noted in the lower lip of 2 weeks duration. She stated that the swelling was preceded
by a feeling of 2 areas of nodularity in the lower left labial mucosa 24 hours before
its onset. The swelling was more marked on waking in the morning. She took multiple
systemic medications, including an antihistamine and an antiviral drug, with no improvement;
at the time of the evaluation, she was taking naproxen daily, which she believed had
reduced the extent of the swelling. She reported no pain and no paresthesia. She had
no history of trauma to the lip. She was undergoing Invisalign (Align Technology)
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Dr. Johnson is an assistant professor, oral pathologist, and oral medicine specialist, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.
Published online: July 18, 2022
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