Louis Queyrat

Louis Auguste Queyrat (1856- 1933) 400

Louis Auguste Queyrat (1856-1933) was a French Dermatologist and syphilologist

Queyrat is primarily remembered for erythroplasia of the penis, which is carcinoma in situ of the glans and is now called erythroplasia de Queyrat. He described the condition in 1911.

  • Born on December 2, 1856 at Meymanat (Creuse)
  • 1898-1923 Head of the Dermatology Department of l’Hôpital Ricorda (now Hôpital Cochin)
  • Died on October 18, 1933 at Paris

Medical Eponyms
Erythroplasia de Queyrat (1911)

Key Medical Contributions

Major Publications
  • Queyrat A. Érythroplasia du gland. Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie. 1911; 22, 378-382




  • Louis Queryat. La Presse médicale 1933; 91: 1790
  • Nécrologie. Le Dr Louis Queyrat. Paris médical: la semaine du clinicien 1933; 90
  • Semaine des Hôpitaux. 1933: 561-571
  • Revue médicale francaise. 1934: 3-7
  • Biography. Queyrat, Louis. BNF

Eponymous terms


the person behind the name

MB, BCh, BAO LRCP & SI (Hons). Graduated RCSI Dublin May 2021. Currently working in Western Australia as a junior doctor. Interests include Urology and General Surgery.

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