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benign

Pathol (of a tumour, etc.) not threatening to life or health; not malignant
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benign

[bə′nīn]
(medicine)
Of no danger to life or health.
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Serous cystadenoma was the most common 82(32.8%) benign tumour, while serous cyst-adenocarcinoma constituted the main bulk 48(32.9%) of malignant tumours.
In children intussusception is usually idiopathic or secondary to viral illness, usually seen after the weaning period, but in adults in more than 90% of cases a lead point can be identified causing the intussusception and the majority of these may be colonic malignant tumours, polyp or benign tumours and inverted Meckel's diverticulum.
Because benign tumours are isolated lumps, they can often be treated by surgical removal.
Cellular angiofibromas are benign tumours, which rarely occur in vagina.
Conclusion: In the major salivary glands, benign tumours are much more common than the malignant tumours with the parotid being the most common location of both benign and malignant tumours.
Oncocytoma, also known as oxyphil adenoma is an uncommon benign tumour accounting for 1% of all benign tumours of the parotid.
181 lesions were found benign tumours and 46 were malignant.
Uterine fibroids are benign tumours that form in the wall of the uterus.
In benign tumours, there is not enough activity to engage the p53 system, so restoring it has no effect on those tumours.
IFG and AUC in the periphery, and PE and AUC in the centre of the lesions, differed significantly between malignant and benign tumours. In a logistical regression model, AUC in the periphery and the ratio of PE at the tumour centre to that of normal breast were independently predictive of malignancy (p<0.001), achieving a diagnostic sensitivity of 97% and a specificity of 80% in the 41 tumours in which central vessels could be distinguished.
Giuliano had surgeries in the past to remove what were thought to be benign tumours on his forehead.
He was born with the genetic condition Neurofibromatosis, which can cause benign tumours, but sadly for Paul the only one he ever developed turned cancerous.