benign tumor

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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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The patients were followed-up for a minimum of six months, with a mean of 12 months for patients with benign neoplasms, and 48 months for patients with malignant tumours.
While the great majority of GCTs are benign neoplasms, roughly two percent of them can be malignant.
The COF is a benign neoplasm reported in the literature usually diagnosed in the second and third decade of life.
As a benign neoplasm endoscopic treatment is now widely recommended as first line therapy.
Abstract Myxoma is a benign neoplasm derived from primitive mesenchyme usually occurring in heart but can arise rarely in orbit, eyelid and conjunctiva.
Angiomyolipoma is the most common benign neoplasm responsible for WS, while renal cell carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm [4].
The origin of adenomatoid odontogenic tumours is controversial, there has long been a debate as to whether it represents anomalous hamartomatous growth, or a is true benign neoplasm.
Pilomatricoma is a benign neoplasm derived from cells of the hair follicle matrix and typically presents as a painless, firm, dermal or subcutaneous nodule in the head or neck.
Out of the two; benign and malignant, fibroma is a benign neoplasm of mesenchymal origin and account for more than 20% of the skin tumours in cattle (Tyagi and Singh, 1993).
Lesions (%) BN 36% NNPL 26% ML 22% IP 14% RL 2% NNPL = non-neoplastic proliferative lesion, BN = benign neoplasm, ML = malignant lesion, IP = inflammatory process, RL = reactive lesion.
Giant esophageal polyp: a rare and benign neoplasm.

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