Recto-cavernosal fistula after radiation for rectal cancer

Can J Urol. 2006 Feb;13(1):2988-9.


Rectourethral fistula is a rare, but documented complication of rectal cancer. To our knowledge this is the first report of a recto- cavernosal fistula after chemo-radiotherapy for cancer of the rectum.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Fistula / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Penile Diseases / etiology*
  • Radiation Injuries / etiology*
  • Rectal Fistula / etiology*
  • Rectal Neoplasms / radiotherapy*