Pilonidal Sinus

Pilonidal sinus disease is acute or chronic infection affecting midline area between buttocks of inter gluteal region.

Small pits appear in midline 4 to 9 cm from anus or a painful abscess appears resulting from infection underneath with hair follicles & necrotic skin debris.

They are of two types

Causes

Most commonly affected are young male population between 15 to 40 years of age esp. With more Hairy Body.

Pilonidal Sinus = Hair(H) x Force(F) x Vulnerability(V)

Symptoms

  • Painful Midline swelling behind the anal region just above the taibone
  • Local redness in between buttocks 
  • Fever 
  • Pus Discharge 
  • Multiple midline pits or holes

Diagnosis

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Treatment

Can it be treated with medicines alone ?

In the earliest stages, it may resolve with antibiotics.
But mainly it is a surgical problem.
Treatment depends on type of presentation to doctor

Surgery

A) Pilonidal abscess

B) Pilonidal Sinus / Cyst

1 to 0 Days
Hospital Stay
1 to 5 Days
Office Work
7 to 8 Days
Medicines
10 to 0 Days
Healing

TESTIMONIALS

My pilonidal sinus problem occured twice & then i met dr chintan sir. he explained me all major and minor concerns. now i am doing quite well
Abhijit
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