histologically benign

histologically benign

A term of art referring to a lesion that does not meet any criteria of malignancy—e.g., marked cellular atypia, increased mitoses, disruption of basement membranes, metastasis. Histologically benign lesions may nonetheless be clinically malignant (e.g., craniopharyngiomas), as they compromise closed spaces or compress nerves and/or blood vessels that are difficult to manage.

histologically benign

adjective Referring to a lesion that does not meet any criteria of malignancy–eg, marked cellular atypia, ↑ mitosis, disruption of basement membranes, metastasize
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2) The majority of the latter are histologically benign.
The operation specimens of patients were studied at the Pathology Clinic of Zeynep Kamil Women and Children's Training and Research Hospital and classified as histologically benign or malignant.
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After surgery, adjuvant therapy is generally not recommended in the histologically benign lesion.
10-16) Congenital teratomas are usually extragonadal and histologically benign with a mortality of 50 percent if the teratoma is diagnosed prenatally secondary to excessive uterine enlargement or polyhydramnios.
Myofibromas are histologically benign neoplasms most frequently seen in the pediatric population in both solitary and multicentric forms.
1,2] Most of them are histologically benign tumours that regress spontaneously, and usually do not require any treatment.
The tumor is histologically benign and do not need to be surgically removed unless it is too large to hinder dog's mobility appreciably.
Hence, 3 of 12 malignant solitary fibrous tumors (25%) were positive for p16 deletion, whereas only 1 of 20 histologically benign solitary fibrous tumors (5%) showed the deletion.
18 Even though it is histologically benign tumour, in some cases it may invade local blood vessels in the absence of any other features associated with malignancy.
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