8000/0 Neoplasm, benign


Synonyms

Tumor, benign
Unclassified tumor, benign

Definitions

Corpus uteri
ICD-O-3 topography code: C54

A neoplasm which is characterized by the absence of morphologic features associated with malignancy (e.g. severe cytologic atypia, tumor cell necrosis, high mitotic rate). Benign neoplasms remain confined to the original site of growth and only rarely metastasize to other anatomic sites.



Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49

A neoplasm which is characterized by the absence of morphologic features associated with malignancy (e.g. severe cytologic atypia, tumor cell necrosis, high mitotic rate). Benign neoplasms remain confined to the original site of growth and only rarely metastasize to other anatomic sites.



Esophagus
ICD-O-3 topography code: C15

A neoplasm which is characterized by the absence of morphologic features associated with malignancy (e.g. severe cytologic atypia, tumor cell necrosis, high mitotic rate). Benign neoplasms remain confined to the original site of growth and only rarely metastasize to other anatomic sites.



Small intestine
ICD-O-3 topography code: C17

A neoplasm which is characterized by the absence of morphologic features associated with malignancy (e.g. severe cytologic atypia, tumor cell necrosis, high mitotic rate). Benign neoplasms remain confined to the original site of growth and only rarely metastasize to other anatomic sites.