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WHO Classification of Tumours
Teratoma, benign
Bronchus and lung


Definition

A benign teratoma which is composed entirely of well differentiated, adult-type tissues, without evidence of fetal-type tissues. They typically consist of variable
admixtures of mature skin, skin appendages, fat, glial tissue, smooth muscle, cartilage, bone, minor salivary glands, respiratory epithelium and gastrointestinal epithelium.