Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

November, 2001


The patient is a 47 y.o.female who presented complaining of blisters and ulcerations on her lips. The patient reported a burning sensation of her lips prior to development of the lesions.


Medical history revealed the patient to be taking Valium and that the patient was under stress at work. Examination of the upper and lower lip revealed crusted coalesced gray vesicles with ulceration of the lip. Mild edema of the lower lip was present.


  1. Recurrent Herpes Labialis

Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified :November 2, 2001

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