SECONDARY carcinoma of the penis is exceedingly rare. Wattenberg,1 in 1944, collected 19 cases from the literature and added 1 of his own. Since 1944, as far as I can ascertain, 13 additional cases2 have been described. Of the total number (33) of cases which have been reported, in 7 the primary tumor was in the rectum. Niewiesch,3 Matheson,4 Stein and Hantsch,5 Kerr and Gillies,2a Melicow and Ganem,2b Thompson,2f and Cattell and Mace2i have reported these cases.
Recently, a patient with secondary carcinoma of the penis arising from a carcinoma of the rectum came under my care whose case I believed worth while reporting because of its rarity.
REPORT OF A CASE
W. H., a 52-year-old white man, was admitted to Montefiore Hospital on Nov. 27, 1948, with the main complaint of pain in the right leg. His present illness began
NEY C. SECONDARY CARCINOMA OF THE PENIS ARISING FROM CARCINOMA OF THE RECTUM. AMA Arch Surg. 1952;65(5):783-789. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1952.01260020775017