benign tumor

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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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Myofibromas are benign neoplasms composed of contractile myoid cells and myofibroblasts; they are considered the most common fibrous proliferation of infancy and childhood.
The risk of colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms among those with chronic constipation remained "consistently high" after researchers controlled for potential confounding factors, including age, gender, family history of malignancies, and other nongastrointestinal morbidities, said Dr.
Among the patients that were not previously diagnosed with CRC or benign neoplasms prior to their index date, and after controlling for potential confounding factors including age, gender, family history of malignancies, and other non-gastrointestinal comorbidities, patients with CC were more at risk to develop CRC or benign neoplasms, the researchers said.
Granular cell tumors are rare, usually benign neoplasms of Schwann cell origin that most frequently occur in the tongue, skin, or breast.
Diagnosis of these benign neoplasms is facilitated by magnetic resonance imaging.
Vertebral hemangiomas are the most common benign neoplasms of the spine.
In December 2006 LSO purchased the assets of its former parent company Light Sciences Corporation (LSC), securing all Litx intellectual property and widening its scope of potential therapeutic applications to include benign neoplasms such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and uterine fibroids, as well as vascular disease, dermatology, and all other applications of the versatile Litx platform.
The most common tumours that arise from the paratesticular tissue are benign neoplasms, such as leiomyoma, lipoma and adenomatoid tumour.
Myopericytomas are generally benign neoplasms with an indolent clinical course.
Odontogenic fibromas are rare, benign neoplasms composed of odontogenic epithelium embedded in fibrous stroma.
Myofibroblasts are mesenchymal cells found in granulation tissue and benign neoplasms including fibromatoses and myofibroblastomas.
A list of primary benign neoplasms gathered by investigators at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is presented in Table 1, and primary malignant tumors encountered are listed in Table 2 (3).

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