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Pilonidal Sinus Disease; What is the Best Treatment Option?

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Summary of "Pilonidal Sinus Disease; What is the Best Treatment Option?"

Sinus pilonidalis is a chronic infection of the hairy skin in the area of skin wrinkles, with the most common localization in the natal cleft. The disease often has a significant impact on the quality of life of the affected person; the treatment may be complex and needs to be adapted to the patient's needs.

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Name: Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie
ISSN: 1438-9592
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A hair-containing cyst or sinus, occurring chiefly in the coccygeal region.

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Air-filled spaces located within the bones around the NASAL CAVITY. They are extensions of the nasal cavity and lined by the ciliated NASAL MUCOSA. Each sinus is named for the cranial bone in which it is located, such as the ETHMOID SINUS; the FRONTAL SINUS; the MAXILLARY SINUS; and the SPHENOID SINUS.

Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the SUPERIOR SAGITTAL SINUS or the inferior sagittal sinus. Sagittal sinus thrombosis can result from infections, hematological disorders, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES. Clinical features are primarily related to the increased intracranial pressure causing HEADACHE; NAUSEA; and VOMITING. Severe cases can evolve to SEIZURES or COMA.

Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the LATERAL SINUSES. This condition is often associated with ear infections (OTITIS MEDIA or MASTOIDITIS) without antibiotic treatment. In developed nations, lateral sinus thrombosis can result from CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; BRAIN NEOPLASMS; NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; THROMBOPHILIA; and other conditions. Clinical features include HEADACHE; VERTIGO; and increased intracranial pressure.

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