cobblestone

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Related to cobblestone appearance: ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease

cobblestone

a rounded stone used for paving

cobblestone

A naturally rounded stone used in paving, wall construction, and foundations.
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cobble, cobblestone

1.A rock fragment between 2 ½ and 10 in. (64 and 256 mm) in diameter, used for rough paving, walls, and foundations.
2. Coarse aggregate for concrete, having a nominal size in the range 3 to 6 in. (75 to 150 mm).
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"Breeds with shortened snouts often have thickened keratin layers, a loss of cobblestone appearance, and a dry nose as they are unable to keep their entire nose moisturized and/or exfoliate the keratin normally," says Dr.
Colonoscopic features included the ulcer distribution (focal involvement, segmental involvement), the number of ulcers in a local segment (1, or ≥ 2), ulcer type (longitudinal ulcer, circumferential ulcer, aphthous ulcer or irregular ulcer), cobblestone appearance, pseudo-polyps, and stricture.
The eyelid inner membranes swell with the conjunctiva developing a cobblestone appearance, corneal damage may even occur if the condition is left untreated.
A second dermatologic hallmark of Cowden syndrome is papillomas that produce a cobblestone appearance on the oral mucosa.
There was no ulcer or cobblestone appearance, and other parts of the colon and ileum appeared normal.