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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 138-139

Recurrent pilonidal sinus with mycobacterial infection: Implications

Department of General Surgery Unit-II, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Gigi Varghese
Department of General Surgery Unit II, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/cmi.cmi_46_19

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Pilonidal sinus disease is a chronic inflammatory disease classically found in the sacrococcygeal region. We describe a rare case of pilonidal disease associated with mycobacterial infection which resolved only after appropriate surgery and adequate antimycobacterial therapy.

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