A 43-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to have a mucocele on tonsil covering? semi hard small bump. ent says nothing alarming. would lymphatic tissue cause a bump? worried:(

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Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The tonsil is comprised of bumpy lymphatic tissue with an irregular surface. Additional bumps may be due to a mucocele, cryptic debris, lymphatic tissue or neoplasia. Enlarging masses in the tonsils should be evaluated and possibly biopsied.
Answered on Mar 15, 2016
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