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Men are the primary link in the human papillomavirus (HPV) epidemic chain. They act as both bearers and transmitters of HPV, contributing substantially to the increase in HPV incidence and the increased risk of cervical cancer. Less frequently, HPV causes the development of penis or anal cancer.1 The results of previous HPV studies in men have shown inconsistent prevalence ranging from 0% to –73%.2 The aim of this study was to determine whether there were any associations between peniscopy (a suggested test for HPV detection), the frequency of HPV DNA detection, and the primary viral types present in men who sought …
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