erythroplasia of Queyrat

erythroplasia

 [ĕ-rith″ro-pla´zhah]
a condition of the mucous membranes characterized by red papular lesions.
erythroplasia of Queyrat a form of epithelial dysplasia, which may range in severity from mild disorientation of epithelial cells with variable cellular pleomorphism to changes of carcinoma in situ and even invasive carcinoma, usually found on the glans penis and prepuce of uncircumcised middle-aged and older men; occasionally it may involve the lips, oral mucosa, tongue, vulva, or glabrous skin. It is typically characterized by the development of a slowly growing, circumscribed, erythematous, usually moist, velvety, and shiny patch.

e·ryth·ro·pla·si·a of Quey·rat

(kā-rah'),
obsolete term for carcinoma in situ of the glans penis.

erythroplasia of Queyrat

[erith′rōplā′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, erythros + plasis, forming; Louis A. Queyrat, French dematologist, 1856-1933
a premalignant lesion on the glans or corona of the penis. It is a shiny, velvety, well-circumscribed reddish patch on the skin. It is usually excised surgically. See also Bowen's disease.

e·ryth·ro·pla·si·a of Quey·rat

(ĕ-rith'rō-plā'zē-ă kā-rah')
Carcinoma in situ of the glans penis.

Queyrat,

L. Auguste, French dermatologist, 1856-1933.
erythroplasia of Queyrat - carcinoma in situ of the glans penis.
Queyrat syndrome - painless thickening of external genitalia; has also been described in the mouth and on the tongue.

erythroplasia of Queyrat (ər-ith´rōplā´zhə əv kərat´, kārū ´),

n.pr a form of intraepithelial carcinoma. The oral lesions are usually seen as plaques with a bright, velvety surface.
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Conditions such as leukoplakia, [15] erythroplasia of Queyrat, [16] Bowen's disease, [17] and Paget's disease [18] are considered to be precancerous lesions.
This term is used for lesions that occur on the shaft and are not as grossly red as erythroplasia of Queyrat.
Carcinoma in situ of penis: Is distinction between erythroplasia of Queyrat and bowen's disease relevant?
We ordered a biopsy because we suspected that the cause of the rash was either erythroplasia of Queyrat (a premalignant condition also known as Bowen's disease of the glans penis) or Zoon's balanitis (plasma cell balanitis or balanitis circumscripta plasmacellularis).
Patients with erythroplasia of Queyrat have either a solitary or multiple nonhealing erythematous plaques on the glans penis.
In 1911, a dermatologist, Louis Queyrat, described lesions of the glans penis that were subsequently named erythroplasia of Queyrat.
Terms that were not recommended "because of the confusion associated with the use" included Bowen disease, erythroplasia of Queyrat, carcinoma simplex, and leukoplakic vulvitis.
Varma S, Holt PJ, Anstey AV: Erythroplasia of Queyrat treated by topical aminolaevulinic acid photodynamic therapy: a cautionary tale.
Differential diagnosis of this disease entity include moniliasis, wart, psoriasis penile horn, circinate balanitis, erythroplasia of Queyrat, squamous cell epithelioma and verrucous carcinoma (10,11,12).
Precursor lesions for nonmelanoma skin cancers include Bowen's disease and erythroplasia of Queyrat (forms of squamous cell carcinoma in situ that will progress if left untreated).