Pilonidal Cyst

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What does pilonidal cyst mean?

A pilonidal cyst is found on tailbone and can be disease-ridden if it gets infected. Once it gets infected and occupied by pus, it starts developing severe complications. Pilonidal cyst, similarly referred to pilonidal sinus, sacrococcygeal fistula, and pilonidal abscess, is diagnosed in both men and women of all age groups.

Causes of pilonidal cyst

Ingrown hairs and excessive siting hours are detected to be two major causes of pilonidal cyst. On the other side, there is a belief among doctors that the trauma also triggers the cyst. It can also grow after months, because of the injury to the tailbone or coccyx area. Besides, some medical researchers have also found that such complications occur due to hereditary pilonidal dimple.

During the World War II, more than 75,000 militaries were diagnosed with the cyst because they developed excessive pressure on the coccyx by continued riding in bumpy jeeps.

What are the symptoms?

The signs of pilonidal cyst conditions comprise of:

  • Pain at below of the tailbone.
  • Swelling.
  • Discharging pus.
  • Fever.
  • Reddish at the below part of tailbone.

If any of these signs is detected, it is highly recommended to consult an expert medical professional.

What is the treatment for pilonidal cyst?

Minor cysts are treated by cleaning the area and keeping it non-hairy with periodical shave, twice in a month. But if it has developed severely, doctors go through a proper set of medical procedure to open and drain it. Marsupialization is a medical treatment for severe pilonidal cyst involving incision, draining, eliminating pus, and applying stitches to close the incision. It is naturally found to be reoccurring condition even after the surgery. Therefore, expert surgeons remove the sinus and treat the condition with reconstructive flap methods, which are generally practiced with general analgesic.

The surgery is carried out to avoid the re-occurrence of pilonidal cyst. It is believed to be the best solution for everlasting cure. It may take 30 days or more to get repaired.

Whether you need a pilonidal cyst surgery to have permanent relief from painful conditions or accurately examine the cyst, DRP Surgery delivers you the best medical and surgery solutions that match your health needs. At DRP Surgery, all surgical procedures are exercised and completed under the supervision of Rajesh S Padmanabhan, MD, FACS, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery.

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