1) Refers to a tumor that does not invade other tissues and does not metastasize to other parts of the body. 2) Refers to an interstitial lung disease without any apparent symptoms or detectable changes in pulmonary function, e.g., siderosis caused by iron oxide.
Not cancer. Not malignant . A benign tumor does not invade surrounding tissue or spread to other parts of the body. A benign tumor may grow but it stays put (in the same place). See the entire definition of Benign
Benign is any condition which, untreated or with symptomatic therapy, will not become life-threatening. It is used in particular in relation to tumours, which may be benign or malignant. Benign tumours do not invade surrounding tissues and do not metastasise to other parts of the body. The word is slightly imprecise, as some benign tumours can, due to mass effect, cause life-threatening complications.
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Benigno Of a mild type or character that does not threaten health or life a benign tumor. Having a good prognosis : responding favorably to treatment De poca gravedad, de curso favorable, carente de agresividad
Opposite of malignant. A benign tumour usually does not infiltration or metastasise and, although they may sometimes be of a considerable size, they are relatively easy to treat surgically, and may at times even be left untreated.
Benign can refer to any medical condition or anatomical malformation which, untreated or with symptomatic therapy, will not become life-threatening. It is used in particular in relation to tumors, which may be benign or malignant. Benign tumors do not invade surrounding tissues and do not metastasize to other parts of the body.