Leser, Edmund

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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.
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De esta manera aparece el llamado signo de Leser-Trelat, el cual debe su nombre al aleman Edmund Leser (1828-1916) y al frances Ulysse Trelat (1828-1890), dos cirujanos europeos quienes de forma independiente describieron el cuadro dermatologico en 1890, manifestaciones que fueron ligadas a la presencia de cancer por Hollander en 1900 (2).
Sign of Leser-TrACopyrightlat (SLT) first described by Edmund Leser and Ulysse TrACopyrightlat is defined by the sudden eruption of numerous seborrheic keratosis or rapid increase in the number of pre- existing seborrheic keratosis1 preceding revealing or following a malignancy.