Nasopharynx including retropharyngeal lymph nodes
The nasopharynx appears normal with no evidence of suppurative retropharyngeal adenitis.
Oropharynx including retropharyngeal lymph nodes
The posterior wall of the oropharynx is thickened with possibly minimal edema in the adjacent retropharyngeal space.
Hypopharynx, larynx, deep neck and entire retropharyngeal space
There is increased enhancement and thickening of the mucosa within in the hypopharynx most pronounced along the posterior pharyngeal wall. There is minimal edema in the adjacent retropharyngeal space. The ary-epiglottic folds and the false vocal cords/laryngeal vestibules appear edematous.
Cervical Lymph Nodes:
There is one lymph node in level 2 on the left that appears near normal, likely reactive in nature.
There is no evidence of thrombus, thrombophlebitis or other occlusive or inflammatory process of the jugular vein or smaller venous tributaries. There is no evidence of thrombus, inflammation of the common, external or internal carotid artery.