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Eclabium means the turning outwards of a lip. Eclabium comes from the Greek word "ek" meaning "out," and the Latin word "labium" meaning "lip." This deformation occurs in most babies born with Harlequin type ichthyosis, caused by genetic defects.[1]


  1. ^ ABPP-CN, Dominic A. Carone, PhD. " Easy to Understand Medical Dictionary & Encyclopedia". Archived from the original on 2010-03-24. Retrieved 2008-11-18.