Pilonidal sinus (intergluteal)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Presents with swelling and discharge at upper end of natal cleft.

Patient Data

Age: 25-30Y
Gender: Male

From skin opening, a tract is noted extending in mid line caudally for about 50 mm length.

Width - 8 mm

Multiple Linear echogenic foci are noted in the tract - Hair follicles.

No abscess is noted surrounding tract.

Case Discussion

Findings favour pilonidal sinus.

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Case information

rID: 26854
Published: 10th Jan 2014
Last edited: 13th Dec 2015
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