Blockage of sinus passageway

Picture of blockage of sinus passageway

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Anatomy of a blocked sinus cavity. Bacteria and fungus are more likely to grow in sinuses that are unable to drain properly.

Last Updated: August 15, 2008

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology

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