benign tumor

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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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Intraneural perineurioma is a benign neoplasm, but its treatment is controversial.
In conclusion, nasal midline masses have a wide differential diagnosis, including inflammatory lesions, traumatic deformities, benign neoplasms, malignancies, and congenital masses.
Fortunately, high-grade mucoepidermoid carcinomas are usually not confused with benign neoplasms such as Warthin tumor, because of the obvious malignant nature of the intermediate and epidermoid cells.
1) The lateral rhinotomy, which requires an external approach, is typically not favored for this benign neoplasm because it leaves a facial scar.
Sixty-six pathologists (37%) gave a false neoplastic diagnosis (hepatocellular carcinoma, 21; metastatic carcinoma not otherwise specified [NOS], 1; metastatic small cell carcinoma, 1; benign neoplasm NOS, 5; hepatocellular adenoma, 36; adenocarcinoma including primary or metastatic, 2), whereas 7 pathologists gave a false suspicious diagnosis (hepatocellular carcinoma, 3; necrotic-nondiagnostic, 1; benign neoplasm NOS, 1; inflammatory, 1; other, 1).
Central neurocytoma is a relatively benign neoplasm (World Health Organization grade I), originally described by Hassoun and colleagues (1) in 1982, that accounts for less than 1% of all brain tumors.
RRP is reported to be the most common benign neoplasm in humans, with an incidence in the United States of approximately 4.
7) Pleomorphic adenoma, which represents approximately 60% of all parotid gland neoplasms, is the most common benign neoplasm, while mucoepidermoid carcinoma accounts for most malignant lesions of the salivary glands.
The behavior of these tumors in the spleen is that of a benign neoplasm, and no recurrences or metastatic disease has been found after splenectomy.
Ganglioneuroma is a benign neoplasm that occurs along the sympathetic chain.
More recent descriptions focus on CN as a benign neoplasm rather than a developmental lesion.
Leiomyomas are benign neoplasms of the smooth muscles, usually occurring in the uterus.

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