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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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The ROM increased from 0% (0 of 13) to 7% (2 of 29), 67% (2 of 3), and 83% (10 of 12) for categories of negative for neoplasm, benign neoplasm, suspicious for malignancy, and positive for malignancy.
Out of 22 patients of benign neoplasm of parotid gland, 18 patients (81.8%) had pleomorphic adenoma.
Cementoblastomas are regarded as benign neoplasms with a limitless growth potential but with little tendency to recur.
Desmoid tumors, also known as "well-differentiated nonmetastasizing fibrosarcoma," "Grade I fibrosarcoma," and "aggressive fibromatosis," are very rare benign neoplasms of mesenchymal origin [1].
A distinctive benign neoplasm of adnexal epithelium differentiating toward sebaceous cells.
The vast majority of patients (306) had benign neoplasms, and 14 patients had malignant neoplasms (Table 1).
Granular Cell Tumor (GCT) is a usually benign neoplasm that is most often found in the head and neck region, usually in the oropharynx.
Myxoma is a benign neoplasm of mesenchymal cells producing a myxomatous matrix.
Serous Cyst adenoma was the most common benign neoplasm and Serous-cyst adenocarcinoma was the most common malignant neoplasm found in our study.
Central odontogenic fibroma (COF) is an extremely rare (approximately 50 examples in literature, representing approximately 0.1% of all odontogenic tumors) benign neoplasm composed by varying amounts of inactive-looking odontogenic epithelium embedded in a neoplastic mature and fibrous stroma.
Fletcher, "Cellular angiofibroma: a benign neoplasm distinct from angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma," American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
Abstract Myxoma is a benign neoplasm derived from primitive mesenchyme usually occurring in heart but can arise rarely in orbit, eyelid and conjunctiva.

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