Queyrat's erythroplasia

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A chronic precancerous condition presenting with circumscribed red velvety lesion at the mucocutaneous junction of the mouth, vulva, penis or prepuce.

Description

A chronic precancerous condition presenting with circumscribed red velvety lesion at the mucocutaneous junction of the mouth, vulva, penis or prepuce. Not seen on the glans penis of circumscribed men. Like Bowen's disease, Queyrat's erythroplasia is considered as a variant of carcinoma in situ.

Bibliography

  • A. Queyrat:
    Érythroplasie du gland.
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1911, 22: 378-382.
  • J. T. Bowen:
    Precancerous dermatoses: A study of 2 cases of chronic atypical proliferation.
    The Journal of Cutaneous Diseases Including Syphilis, New York, 1912, 30: 241-255.
    Bowen's disease will be entered later.
  • Marion Baldur Sulzberger (1895-1983), and D. L. Satenstein:
    Erythroplasia of Queyrat.
    Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, Chicago, December 1933, 28: 798.

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