Oropharyngeal Tumor Histological Types

  • Oropharyngeal tumor histological types:
    • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC):
      • Is the most common malignancy of the oropharynx:
        • Making up 90% of the tumors in this region
    • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas:
      • Accounts for 8% of tumors in these region
    • Minor salivary gland tumors:
      • Account for 2% of tumors in these region
  • With regard to squamous cell carcinoma:
    • The most frequent locations of affected sites is:
      • Tonsil / lateral wall:
        • 60% of the cases
      • Tongue base:
        • 25% of the cases
      • Soft palate:
        • 10% of the cases
      • Posterior pharyngeal wall:
        • 5% of the cases

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