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What does the medical term "cobblestoning" mean in regards to sinus problems?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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In brief: Cobblestoning

Hello. The term cobblestoning refers to the appearance of the lining in the back of the throat.
A normal pattern of lymphatic tissue that lines the posterior wall of the oropharynx. Sinus drainage may activate this tissue causing redness and swelling.

In brief: Cobblestoning

Hello. The term cobblestoning refers to the appearance of the lining in the back of the throat.
A normal pattern of lymphatic tissue that lines the posterior wall of the oropharynx. Sinus drainage may activate this tissue causing redness and swelling.
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