Other Names for this Disease
- Cheilitis Granulomatosa
- Melkersson syndrome
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- NINDS Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/melkersson/melkersson.htm. Accessed 7/18/2011.
- Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. Orphanet. 2006; http://www.orphanet.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2483. Accessed 7/18/2011.