What Causes Sinus Mucosal Thickening?

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Sinus mucosal thickening is caused by a viral infection in the upper respiratory tract. Viral infection damages the cells of the sinus lining, leading to inflammation. Bacteria that normally cause acute sinusitis are Streptococcus pneumonia.
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