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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28069270/treatment-of-subcutaneous-abscesses-in-children-with-incision-and-loop-drainage-a-simplified-method-of-care
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Charles J Aprahamian, Hilana Nashad, Nerina DiSomma, Breanna Elger, Joseph Esparaz, Thomas McMorrow, Alexandria Shadid, Angie Kao, Mark J Holterman, Robert C Kanard, Richard H Pearl
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to expand on our previous report of 115 patients after more than a decade-long experience using incision and loop drainage for pediatric subcutaneous abscess management. This report comprises the largest consecutive series of pediatric abscess patients from a single institution ever recorded. METHODS: A retrospective study was performed of all pediatric patients who underwent incision and loop drainage of subcutaneous abscesses at our institution between January 2002 and December 2014...
December 30, 2016: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28059912/phenol-injection-versus-excision-with-open-healing-in-pilonidal-disease-a-prospective-randomized-trial
#2
Ismail Calikoglu, Kamil Gulpinar, Derya Oztuna, Atilla Halil Elhan, Osman Dogru, Cihangir Akyol, Bulent Erkek, Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive procedures may be an alternative to surgical excisions for pilonidal disease. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to compare phenol injection versus excision with open healing technique. DESIGN: This is a prospective randomized study (ACTRN12612000868886). SETTINGS: This study was conducted at the Ankara University and Ufuk University Departments of Surgery. PATIENTS: One hundred forty patients were randomly assigned to phenol injection (n = 70) or excision with open healing (n = 70)...
February 2017: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28056720/pilonidal-sinus-destruction-with-a-radial-laser-probe-technique-and-first-belgian-experience
#3
M Dessily, F Charara, S Ralea, J-L Allé
BACKGROUND: The treatment of pilonidal sinus disease still remains challenging. Despite many non-surgical and surgical methods, no consensus emerged for the best treatment. We describe a new innovative technique consisting in the destruction of the pilonidal cyst with a radial laser probe (FILAC(TM), Biolitec, Germany). The energy delivered causes the destruction of the sinus epithelium and the simultaneous obliteration of the tract. METHOD: In December 2015, we retrospectively studied the data of our 40 first patients operated with this technique between September 2014 and September 2015...
January 6, 2017: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28042633/the-risk-of-recurrence-of-pilonidal-disease-after-surgical-management
#4
Feras M Almajid, Abdullah A Alabdrabalnabi, Khalifa Abdulaziz Almulhim
To estimate the rate of the Pilonidal disease (PND) recurrence and to evaluate the associated predictors of the recurrence. Methods: This is a retrospective study, conducted at King Fahd Hospital of the University in Alkhobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over a period of 10 years from January 2003 until December 2013.  Results: A study of 366 with PND, 19 of those were identified as secondary cases and excluded. Most involved 347 patients were Saudi (82.1%), single (87%), and men (93.1%). The mean age of the sample was 23 ± 8 years, and the mean body mass index (BMI) was 29...
January 2017: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27989917/minimally-invasive-surgery-for-the-treatment-of-pilonidal-disease-the-gips-procedure-on-2347-patients
#5
Angelo Di Castro, Francesco Guerra, Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, Giuseppe Maria Ettorre
BACKGROUND: Pilonidal disease is a quite common chronic inflammatory disease that causes discomfort, embarrassment and absence from work or school. In line with its acquired pathogenesis, a number of surgical alternatives to conventional en bloc excision have been proposed over the last decades, yielding encouraging results. We reviewed our experience with minimally invasive sinusectomy to evaluate its safety and efficacy. METHODS: this study was a review of a prospectively maintained database of consecutive patients over a 7-year period...
October 28, 2016: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930892/novel-approaches-in-pilonidal-sinus-treatment
#6
REVIEW
Arda Isik, Oguz Idiz, Deniz Firat
Pilonidal sinus is a very common inflammatory disease of the gluteal region. The ideal method of pilonidal sinus treatment should have a low recurrence rate with minimum excision. Moreover, the treatment method should have a short hospitalization time, should let the patient return to his normal life rapidly, should cause minimum loss of labour and should result a small scar only. In the presented review, modalities in pilonidal sinus treatment in the light of current information in the literature are evaluated...
2016: Prague Medical Report
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27926568/less-is-more-in-the-treatment-of-pilonidal-sinus-disease
#7
Jonathan N Lund
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905018/minimal-excision-and-primary-suture-is-a-cost-efficient-definitive-treatment-for-pilonidal-disease-with-low-morbidity-a-population-based-interventional-and-a-cross-sectional-cohort-study
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Kaveh Khodakaram, Joachim Stark, Ida Höglund, Roland E Andersson
BACKGROUND: Conventional treatment of pilonidal disease with wide excision is associated with high morbidity. We describe the short- and long-term results and the impact on the health care system of a simple operation performed in the office under local anaesthesia, consisting of minimal excision of pilonidal sinuses with primary suture-the modified Lord-Millar operation (mLM). METHODS: All patients operated with mLM from February 2008 till November 2012 were prospectively followed for recurrence by telephone interviews and examination of symptomatic patients till July 2015...
November 30, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888441/comparison-of-conventional-incision-and-drainage-for-pilonidal-abscess-versus-novel-endoscopic-pilonidal-abscess-treatment-epat
#9
M A Javed, H Fowler, Y Jain, S Singh, M Scott, R Rajaganeshan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2016: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790519/umbilical-pilonidal-sinus-a-report-of-two-cases-and-recent-update-of-literature
#10
Susanta Meher, Tushar Subhadarshan Mishra, Prakash Kumar Sasmal, Rakesh Sharma, Bikram Rout
Umbilical Pilonidal Sinus (UPS) is a rare differential diagnosis of umbilical disease as encountered by general surgeons. They usually present with history of pain and umbilical discharge. Young active adolescent males with dense hairy abdomen with a deep naval are at risk of developing this disease. There are no consensus guidelines for the management of this disease probably because of its rarity. Treatment depends on the type of presentation. Most of the cases are managed by conservative treatment with hair extraction and personal hygiene...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790475/unique-application-of-cryocone-to-diagnose-umbilical-pilonidal-cyst
#11
Kimberly Mallin, Sudhakar Pemminati
Patients with umbilical disorders who present with complaints of a mass, pain, tenderness or discharge will typically have a differential diagnosis including umbilical hernias, pyogenic granuloma, endometriosis, Sister Mary Joseph nodule and urachal or epidermoid cysts. We would add the inclusion of pilonidal sinus disease and present the case of a patient with an umbilical pilonidal cyst. The use of a cryocone with lubricating jelly, in this case, proved to be an easy and convenient method that aided in visualization and diagnosis of this fairly uncommon condition...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27779984/excision-and-primary-closure-may-be-the-better-option-in-the-surgical-management-of-pilonidal-disease-in-the-pediatric-population
#12
Jessica A Zagory, Jamie Golden, Kathleen Holoyda, Natalie Demeter, Nam X Nguyen
The optimal management of pilonidal disease in the pediatric population is still debated. We conducted a retrospective review of patients 21 years old and younger who underwent surgical management for pilonidal disease between 2009 and 2013 at a single pediatric institution. Sixty patients (41.7% male) were included in the analysis, with a mean age of 15.0 years (range, 13-20). Twelve (20%) had a prior drainage procedure for pilonidal abscess before the definitive operative treatment. After excision to the presacral fascia, 36 (60%) had primary closure, 17 (28...
October 2016: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27723398/pilonidal-cyst-of-the-male-breast-barber-s-disease
#13
Rebecca Hughes, Fahad M Iqbal, Fathi Salem, Raghavan Vidya
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: British Journal of Hospital Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27697696/basal-cell-carcinoma-mimicking-pilonidal-sinus-a-case-report-with-literature-review
#14
Abdulwahid M Salih, F H Kakamad, Goran M Rauf
INTRODUCTION: Pilonidal sinus is a common benign disease that accounts for almost 15% of anal suppurations while basal cell carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the sun-exposed area occurring mainly on the head and neck. We report a case of basal cell carcinoma presented with signs and symptoms of PNS. A 40-year-old male presented with swelling of the lower back for 2 years. On examination, there was a round, mobile, soft 4×2.5cm mass on the sacrococcygeal area. Ultrasound showed subcutaneous cystic lesion...
September 28, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27644561/ambulatory-surgery-for-pilonidal-sinus-tract-excision-and-open-treatment-followed-by-at-home-irrigation
#15
Yutaro Yamashita, Hiroaki Nagae, Ichiro Hashimoto
Pilonidal sinus is a cystic disease that occurs most often in the sacrococcygeal region. Surgical excision and coverage with a skin flap require postoperative bed rest. Most affected patients are young adults who find it difficult to obtain adequate postoperative bed rest owing to their work. The purpose of this study is to review the effectiveness of our ambulatory surgery procedure for pilonidal sinus, which involves tract excision and open treatment followed by at-home irrigation. We reviewed the 9 cases of chronic pilonidal sinus treated at our out-patient clinic by ambulatory surgery consisting of open excision without skin closure...
2016: Journal of Medical Investigation: JMI
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27632446/pilonidal-sinus-disease-10-steps-to-optimize-care
#16
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Advances in Skin & Wound Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27632444/pilonidal-sinus-disease-10-steps-to-optimize-care
#17
Connie Harris, R Gary Sibbald, Asfandyar Mufti, Ranjani Somayaji
PURPOSE: To present a 10-step approach to the assessment and treatment of pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) and related wounds based on the Harris protocol, expert opinion, and a current literature review. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. OBJECTIVES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: ABSTRACT: Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is a common problem in young adults and particularly in males with a deep natal or intergluteal cleft and coarse body hair...
October 2016: Advances in Skin & Wound Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27632435/pilonidal-sinus-disease-persistent-quandaries
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(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Advances in Skin & Wound Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27629695/-pilonidal-sinus-secondary-wound-closure-vs-limberg-flap-cost-and-satisfaction-analysis
#19
P B Lebo, S Dahmann, E Sinkovits, M Meyer-Marcotty
BACKGROUND: After excision of a pilonidal sinus, several treatment options are possible, but no gold standard has been established. A literature review revealed no study comparing the costs and time off work after either secondary wound closure or treatment with a Limberg transposition flap. The aim of this study was to focus on these aspects by analysing the patients treated at the KlinikumStadtSoest. METHOD: Sixty patients with pilonidal sinus after excision were treated either by secondary wound closure or Limberg transposition flap at the KlinikumStadtSoest between 2011 and 2012...
September 15, 2016: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625543/recurrent-interdigital-pilonidal-sinus-in-a-dog-groomer
#20
Lauren Shikowitz-Behr, Alan M Freedman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2016: Journal of Hand and Microsurgery
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