Proctologic lesions observed in male homosexuals

  title={Proctologic lesions observed in male homosexuals},
  author={A. Marino},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon \& Rectum},
  • A. Marino
  • Published 1964
  • Medicine
  • Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
Most REPORTS in medical literature, other than those pertaining to psychiatric disorders, on the topic of homosexuality have been concerned primarily with the transmission of venereal disease by homosexual contact. Tha t this is a serious problem there is little doubt. Tar r and Lugar,9 in 1960, surveyed the spread of infectious syphilis in the city of Los Angeles and arrived at some interesting conclusions. They found that, " In the calendar year 1959 a total of 292 persons residing within the… Expand
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