Lateral advancement fasiocutaneous flap for pilonidal sinus – A case series

Gulshan Kumar Garg, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College, Karnal- 132001, Haryana, India, Sham Lal Singla, Sunder Goyal, Professor, Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College, Karnal- 132001, Haryana, India, Professor, Department of Surgery, Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College, Karnal- 132001, Haryana, India
2020 The Journal of Medical Research  
Pilonidal sinus is acquired condition which occurs mostly in young men having high preoperative and postoperative morbidity. Most important surgical techniques for treatment is rhomboid flaps. Other mentioned surgical methods are midline incision with primary closure, oblique or asymmetrical incision with primary closure with high incidence of recurrence. Less commonly used techniques are full thickness skin grafts, phenol application, cryotherapy and laser excision etc. Management of pilonidal
more » ... gement of pilonidal sinus is still controversial as all methods are having varying degree of complications. A retrospective study of 42 patients was carried out to study the benefits of lateral advancement of fasiocutaneous flap with excision of pilonidal sinuses. The result showed that this very convenient and effective treatment which leads to early recovery, good cosmetic result, with minimum complications and recurrence.
doi:10.31254/jmr.2020.6302 fatcat:ircge3oygfdwtp43smaeu7cioa