8800/0 Soft tissue tumor, benign


Definitions

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

A benign tumor that arises from mesenchymal cells in extra skeletal sites. The most common types are lipomas (from adipose or fatty tissues), hemangiomas (from vascular tissues), and benign fibrous histiocytoma (from fibrohistiocytic tissues).