benign tumor

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Noun1.benign tumor - a tumor that is not cancerousbenign tumor - a tumor that is not cancerous  
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
adenoma - a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
chondroma - a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
enchondroma - benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
myoma - a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
myxoma - a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
neurinoma - tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve
osteoblastoma - benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults)
osteochondroma - benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
osteoma - a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
papillary tumor, papillary tumour, papilloma, villoma - a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
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An example of a benign tumor that may become quite large in people with FMEN1 is the pituitary tumor called prolactinoma.
This benign tumor can occur as a solitary or multiple nodule or polypoid lesion.
Like other studies, serous epithelial tumour was the commonest benign tumor and serous carcinoma was the commonest malignant tumor in this study.
The most common benign tumor was simple follicular cyst 25% during study period one and serous cyst adenoma 23% during period 2.
BENIGN TUMOR DISTRIBUTION ACCORDING EYE & LID: RE LE UL LL Male 31 16 26 21 Female 17 15 24 8 Amongst the malignant tumors, meibomian gland carcinoma was found to be maximum in 19 cases (46.34%), followed by basal carcinoma 12 cases (29.26%) and then squamous cell carcinoma (21.93%) there was one case of lymphoma.
In 15 to 25 people per 100,000, at least one of the glands is hyperactive, usually due to a benign tumor. The flood of hormones that results can silently drain calcium from bones, inflate its concentration in the blood, and dump it into the urine.
In our study mature cystic teratoma was most common benign tumor which is similar to the study by Jha et al and Ahmad et al but Pilli et al and Pudasaini et al have reported serous cystadenoma as the most common benign tumor.
One year later, she presented with an intracranial recurrence of the nasopharyngeal carcinoma in the cerebellopontine angle; the recurrence mimicked a benign tumor on magnetic resonance imaging.
The group correctly diagnosed each of 18 women, eight of whom had a benign tumor and ten of whom had cancer.
Bilaterality was more a feature of malignant tumors as 30% malignant tumors were bilateral where only 2% benign tumor was bilateral.
Of this group, 11 patients had a malignant tumor, 10 had a recurrent benign tumor, and 6 had a primary benign tumor.
Osteoma of the nose is a slowly developing benign tumor with a reported incidence of 0.6% of all the osteomas of the nose and paranasal sinuses.