It is caused by hair and hair follicles that accumulate in subcutaneous soft tissue. It disrupts daily activity and quality of life, causes negative impact on working life.
Symptoms of pilonidal sinüs:
- swelling and tenderness
- inflammatory discharge
Reasons of Pilonidal Sinus
Obesity – Poor hygiene – Body hairs are hard, thick and excessive- İntergluteal sulcus is narrow and deep- Excessive sweating – Long sitting
Opening technique: After the diseased tissue is removed, the wound is left open. Heals itself with daily wound care. Recurrences are very low.
Primer Repair: After the tissue is removed, the wound is sutured and closed. Recurrence is high.
Flap techniques: Recurrence is low
Phenol injection: 50% phenol is injected from sinüs. This process is repeated two to three times and must be exposed to phenol for three minutes.