Everted lower lip vermilion

Understanding mouth related symptoms and features

Symptoms may affect multiple parts of the body. Understanding which part of the body a symptom affects, can help us to better understand the potential underlying causes of a symptom, including a rare disease or genetic syndrome.

The mouth is a part of the GI tract of the digestive system of the body, a system which includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus.The digestive system is what makes it possible for the body to eat and digest essential nutrients from food.

Sometimes symptoms affecting the mouth can be seen with the eye. Although diagnosing a mouth related symptom may involve different tests and assessments, both subjective and objective.

Symptoms relating to the mouth may affect its structure, shape and/ or function. Some features will affect just the appearance of the mouth while others may affect its ability to function properly as a part of the digestive system.

What is an everted lower lip vermillion?

Also sometimes known as a dropping lower lip, means an outward facing lower lip. The lower part of the lip would normally be facing inwards to the teeth, but with an everted lower lip, the opposite is true. The lower lip will also often appear bigger than normal, and it often means the lip does not cover the teeth when the face is resting. Sometimes this may give an affected individual the appearance of permanently pouting.

What should I do next?

n some instances a drooping lower lip may be one of the features of a rare disease or genetic syndrome. In this case fast, targeted genetic analysis can give you a more accurate diagnosis.

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