nonmalignant tumor

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The lesions may have an overgrowth of scaly tissue, plugging of hair follicles, and abnormally dilated small blood vessels that result in a nonmalignant tumor.
The pathway is activated in some diseases, for example a subset of autism cases and in tuberous sclerosis, a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes nonmalignant tumors to grow in the brain and in other vital organs.
Different forms of cancer and nonmalignant tumors do appear to leave fingerprints in the serum as various proteins respond to neoplasms.
FIXING FIBROIDS Uterine fibroids are nonmalignant tumors that can impair fertility and sometimes cause pain, heavy menstrual bleeding, and urinary frequency.
Caffeine-treated mice had 44% fewer nonmalignant tumors and 72% fewer malignant tumors; EGCG-trated mice had 55% fewer nonmalignant tumors and 66% fewer malignant tumors (Proc.