pilonidal


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Related to pilonidal: pilonidal sinus, Pilonidal abscess

pilonidal

(ˌpaɪləˈnaɪdəl)
adj
(Medicine) med (of an infected area of skin between the buttocks) containing, relating to, or caused by a growth of hair
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pilonidal

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Use of Active Leptospermum Honey to Treat Difficult Post Operative Pediatric Pilonidal Cyst Wounds (Amaya, R): Data from five teen patients (aged 14-17) with chronic, reoccurring pilonidal cysts, and histories of surgical excisions were referred for wound management.
Unusual or atypical mimics of HS that could be considered include Bartholin's abscess in female patients as well as, in either sex, pilonidal cyst.
He had undergone previous surgery for excision of a pilonidal cyst, laparoscopic bilateral hernia repair in 2007, and penile shaft skin tag removal in 2008.
These maladies are listed informally, to be considered anecdotal, and presented as suggestions for scientific investigation: ischemic ulcer of the left first toe, Crohn's disease, pilonidal cyst infection, postoperative chronic infection of the left knee, cystitis.
Hidradenitis and pilonidal sinus are not usually in the immediate peri-anal region but should also be considered.
He made a name for himself in establishing a surgical technique for pilonidal disease, an abscess of the buttocks.
Dr (Col) Harikrishnan's is an authority in Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, which includes minimally invasive techniques to treat gallbladder disease, appendicitis, hernias, hemorrhoids, anal fissure and pilonidal cyst.
The word pilonidal is derived from the Latin words of pilos, meaning hair, and nidus, meaning nest.
A I agree that you should be making an appointment to see your GP, who will able to provide a better diagnosis on examination, but from the information you've given it sounds as if you could be suffering with what is known as a pilonidal sinus.
His surgical history was limited to pilonidal cyst excision.
These are frequently called pilonidal cysts, but the terms pilonidal sinus, pilonidal disease, and pilonidal abscess may be applied.