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J R Soc Med. 1981 July; 74(7): 490–491.
PMCID: PMC1439079

Carcinoma of the rectum in male homosexuals1


Two male homosexuals with carcinomata of the rectum with transitional cell changes are reported, and the possible aetiology of these lesions is discussed.

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  • Cooper HS, Patchefsky AS, Marks G. Cloacogenic carcinoma of the anorectum in homosexual men: an observation of four cases. Dis Colon Rectum. 1979 Nov-Dec;22(8):557–558. [PubMed]
  • Kazal HL, Sohn N, Carrasco JI, Robilotti JG, Delaney WE. The gay bowel syndrome: clinico-pathologic correlation in 260 cases. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 1976 Mar-Apr;6(2):184–192. [PubMed]
  • Stern BD, Kaplan L. Multicentric foci of carcinomas arising in structures of cloacal origin. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1969 May 15;104(2):255–266. [PubMed]

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