It is actually inflammation (itis) of the lips, but in the corners of the lips or corners of the mouth. It is simply sores in the corner of the mouth. Perleche, also known as angular cheilitis or cheilosis, is more than likely not a fever blister. It is an inflammation of the skin in the corners of the mouth, usually caused by the mouth leaking saliva, and usually seen in the very young and the elderly.
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