supratonsillar

su·pra·ton·sil·lar

(sū'pră-ton'si-lăr),
Above the tonsil; denoting a recess above and slightly back of the tonsil.

supratonsillar

(soo″pră-tŏn′sĭ-lăr) [″ + tonsilla, almond]
Located above the tonsil.
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The trace of this sinus is present in tonsil as supratonsillar cleft.
It can be located laterally, deep to, or between the internal and external carotid arteries before they terminate in the supratonsillar fossa.
Second mechanism is an abscess formed in a group of salivary glands in supratonsillar fossa known as WEBER GLANDS These group of salivary glands are located in superior tonsillar pole and there ducts secrete through tonsillar fossa, If there is tonsillar disease, chronic tonsillitis etc.