Comparative Study in Surgical Management of the Pilonidal Sinus Disease
Keywords:Recurrence rate; Pilonidal sinus; Primary midline closure; Lay open
The objective: the current study conducted to assessment the recurrence rate of Pilonidal sinus.
Materials & Methods: This retrospective study that shows all the cases of Pilonidal sinus treated in the
Khanaqin General Hospital and Jalawla General Hospital at period between April 2016 to September of
2019. The number of patients is 200, including 48 women and 152 men, with ages ranging from 19 to 50
Results: 200 Pilonidal sinus patients were participated in this current study. The recurrence rate after
surgery reached 13(6.5%) from all patients. The patients who used in present study include male 152(76%)
and female 48(24%). According to Chronicity, the present results demonstrate 73 (36.5%) cases as acute
disease and 127 (63.5%) as chronic disease. 79 patients who suffering from acute disease were lay open and
collection drainage. On the other hand, 121 patients who were suffering from chronic disease treated with
sinus excisional procedures and primary midline closure.
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