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Oropharynx

Definition: The middle portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth, inferior to the soft palate, and superior to the base of the tongue and epiglottis.

Body System: Digestive

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: oropharynx

CodeDescription
C10.2 Malignant neoplasm of lateral wall of oropharynx
C10.3 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of oropharynx
C10.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of oropharynx
C10.9 Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx, unspecified
D10.5 Benign neoplasm of other parts of oropharynx


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