• tonsil
  • MR imaging of the neck was ordered to characterize the origin and extent of the mass further ( Fig 1A-E ). The MR study, performed on a 1.5-T imager, showed a pedunculated soft-tissue mass originating in the oropharynx from the posterior aspect of the right palatine tonsil and extending inferiorly along the posterior wall of the hypopharynx into the proximal cervical esophagus. (ajnr.org)
  • Human
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus that infects the oropharynx, anus and genitals. (medindia.net)
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) type 16 is implicated in approximately 75% of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) that arise in the oropharynx, where viral expression of the E6 and E7 oncoproteins promote cellular transformation, tumor growth, and maintenance. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • The human pharynx is conventionally divided into three sections: the nasopharynx, the oropharynx and the laryngopharynx. (wikipedia.org)