Leser-Trelat sign

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Le·ser-Tré·lat sign

(lā'zā trā'lah),
the sudden appearance and rapid increase in the number and size of seborrheic keratoses with pruritus; associated with internal malignancy.

Leser-Trélat sign

[lā′zər trālä′]
Etymology: Edmund Leser, German surgeon, 1828-1916; Ulysse Trélat, French surgeon, 1828-1890
a condition of malignant cells present in the skin, characterized by the sudden onset of multiple seborrheic keratoses, with pruritus or enlargement of preexisting keratosis in older adults. It is associated with adenocarcinoma of the stomach, breast cancer, and lung cancer.

Leser,

Edmund, German surgeon, 1828-1916.
Leser-Trélat sign - the sudden appearance and rapid increase in the number and size of seborrheic keratoses with pruritus, associated with internal malignancy.

Trélat,

Ulysse, French surgeon, 1828-1890.
Leser-Trélat sign - see under Leser
Trélat stools - stools streaked with blood, occurring in proctitis.