[Morsicatio buccarum et labiorum: two cases report]

Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Dec;27(6):681-2, 685.
[Article in Chinese]


Morsicatio buccarum et labiorum is a form of chronic oral mucosa disease caused by habitual cheek or lip biting. The affected mucosa shows a shredded appearance. The patients may feel their oral mucosa rough. In present, there have not been unified denomination and systematic introduction about this disease in our country. Two cases were reported here. The pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, pathology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and prognosis about this disease were also discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cheek
  • Humans
  • Mouth Diseases*
  • Mouth Mucosa*