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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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In brief, the classification system evaluated in the present study categorized salivary gland cytopathology into the following diagnostic groups: unsatisfactory, negative for neoplasm, lesion of unknown significance, benign neoplasm, suspicious for malignancy, and positive for malignancy.
Second most common pathology was benign neoplasm, where sensitivity was 88% while specificity was 84%.
However, the frequency of benign neoplasms (59.5%) in our study was lower, 5.7% were borderline while 34.8% of all lesions fell into the malignant category.
Cementoblastomas constitute a benign neoplasm of cementoblasts and represent the only true neoplasm of the cementum.
Vaidya, "Aggressive fibromatosis (desmoid tumour) of the head and neck: a benign neoplasm with high recurrence," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
Leiomyomas are benign neoplasms of smooth muscle origin, first described by Virchow in 1854 [1].
Parotid gland diseases in the patients in the study (n = 320) Pathology n (%) Benign neoplasm 306 (95.6) Pleomorphic adenoma 244 (76.2) Warthin's tumour 55 (17.2) Simple cyst 5 (1.6) Monomorphic adenoma 2 (0.6) Malignant neoplasm 14 (4.3) Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 8 (2.5) Skin tumour infiltrating the gland 2 (0.6) Adenoid cystic carcinoma 1 (0.3) Acinic cell carcinoma 1 (0.3) Adenocarcinoma 1 (0.3) Carcinoma ex adenoma 1 (0.3) Table 2.
A variety of benign neoplasms and fibro-osseous lesions arise from the bones and cartilage of the face and SN cavities.
While the great majority of GCTs are benign neoplasms, roughly two percent of them can be malignant.
Leiomyomas are benign neoplasms of the smooth muscles, usually occurring in the uterus.
Among the topics are the Eustachian tube, laboratory tests of vestibular and balance functioning, aural atresia and unilateral hearing loss, benign neoplasms of the temporal bone, and evaluating and managing pulsatile tinnitus.
Myofibromas are benign neoplasms believed to be the most common fibrous proliferation of childhood.

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