benign tumour

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Noun1.benign tumour - a tumor that is not cancerousbenign tumour - 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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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.
Speaking in June, Cascarino, 55, revealed how he was told it was an acoustic neuroma, which is a benign tumour "that can be small and grow very slowly".
She still has a benign tumour which could not be fully removed but her mum said: "Now she just wants to be a normal teenager."
The report showed that the patient has a benign tumour in one of her breast, which has not yet spread to the other parts of her body.
The doctor referred me to the hospital where they found a benign tumour. Just a couple of days later I was on the operating table having it removed.
It is a rare benign tumour of mesenchymal origin and known to occur in the genital regions of both genders predominantly affecting the vulva of middle aged females and inguinal region of elderly males (2).
The commonest benign tumour in the major salivary glands was pleomorphic adenoma constituting 118 cases (80.05%) out of 134 benign tumours and the commonest malignant tumour was mucoepidermoid carcinoma constituting 37 cases (56.06%) out of 66 malignant tumours.
Oncocytoma is a rare benign tumour of the salivary gland accounting for 1% of all benign salivary gland tumours.
Therefore, while an elevated AFP in a child over 1 year old with a testis tumour almost always reflects the presence of a yolk sac tumour, an elevated level in infants can occur in the setting of a benign tumour.[sup.11] It is also useful to mention that yolk sac tumour of the testis in young boys peaks after 6 months of age, which is after the peak of JGCT.[sup.7]
In benign tumours serous cyst adenoma was the commonest benign tumour 55%, which is in agreement with studies of Ahmed et al5, Khan et al11 and Ahmed et al12 who also reported same findings with variable frequencies.
Tarin said: "Mary Tyler Moore underwent a four-hour procedure to remove a benign tumour of the covering of the skull.
The TV veteran's spokesperson revealed last week that the star had been diagnosed with meningioma, a benign tumour of the brain's lining tissue, several years ago and had been monitored by doctors ever since.