benign tumor

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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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Benign neoplasms are the most common swellings of salivary glands.
Leiomyomas are benign neoplasms of smooth muscle origin, first described by Virchow in 1854 [1].
The analysis examined concordance to the general category (malignant neoplasm, benign neoplasm, and benign entities), as well as the specific reference interpretation (subtyping of the neoplasm as ACC).
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.
Myofibromas are histologically benign neoplasms most frequently seen in the pediatric population in both solitary and multicentric forms.
Chronic constipation may predispose affected patients to developing colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms, according to an analysis of data from a large retrospective U.
Their study investigated the prevalence and incidence of colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms in 28,854 patients with chronic constipation (CC) and 86,562 controls without CC that were identified from a large retrospective U.
Odontogenic myxomas are rare, benign neoplasms apparently arising from the mesenchymal portion of the tooth-forming unit known as the dental papillae/dental sac.
Mucinous cyst adenoma is the most common form of benign neoplasms of the appendix, with an incidence of 0.
Of the 50 patients examined and submitted to FNAB, 18 patients (36%) had benign neoplasms (BN), 13 patients (26%) had non-neoplastic proliferative lesions (NNPL), 11 patients (22%) had malignant lesions (ML), seven patients (14%) showed an inflammatory process (IP) and one patient (2%) had reactive lesion (RL).

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