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A 35-year-old female presents with an enlarging, painless “lump” on her left posterior shoulder. She denies weakness or paresthesias of her left upper extremity. Her maternal uncle, mother, brother, and herself have a history of multiple colonic polyps, jaw osteomas and epidermoid cysts. She ultimately undergoes biopsy of the mass. Which of the following is most likely to be consistent with the histology of the biopsy specimen?
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Estrogen receptor blockade has been moderately successful treating which of the following tumors, while reducing the morbidity of side-effects associated with previous treatments?
Giant cell tumor
A 20-year-old female presents with a "rock-hard" mass in the calf shown in Figure A. MRI, gross pathology, and histology images are shown in Figure B-D, respectively. Immunohistochemical studies of the mass were strongly positive for Estrogen receptor-beta expression. What is the most likely diagnosis?
Extraabdominal fibromatoses (desmoid tumor)
Which inherited condition shows a strong association with extra-abdominal desmoid tumors?
Familial adenomatous polyposis