Results of Primary Closure and Excision of Pilonidal Sinus Disease | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


Results of Primary Closure and Excision of Pilonidal Sinus Disease

Author(s):Syed Tanseer Asghar, Sana Sharafat Ali, Rashid Mansoor Arshad, Masood Ahmed, Hamayun Riaz Ud Din Haider and Manzoor Ahmad

Objective: The aim of this analysis was to determine the results of excision and primary closure of pilonidal sinus disease. Study Design: A Prospective Study. Place and Duration: In the Surgical department of PIMS Hospital Islamabad for the one-year duration from May 2018 to May 2019. Methodology: Eighty cases were included for excision with primary closure. Individuals having recurrent pilonidal sinus disease and with acute pilonidal sinus, abscess were excluded from the analysis. All subjects were operated in prone position under general anaesthesia. To clean the sinus tract; Methylene blue dye was injected. Postoperative complications and recurrence were recorded. All patients were followed at the outpatient department for three months and then every three months. Results: Eighty patients who met the criteria of inclusion were underwent surgery. 68 were male of the 80 patients, the female was 12, and 34 years was the mean age. Six days was the mean hospital stay and three weeks was the average duration when patients return to their work. From 80 patients; 10 (12.5%) had wound infection and 3 from them had minor wound infection. The seroma formation was noted in 5 (6.25%) which was aspirated. Only 6 patients had a recurrence, representing a 7.5% overall recurrence rate. Conclusion: It is concluded that pilonidal sinus disease primary closure and excision are related to early wound healing, short hospital stay, reduced chance of recurrence and rapid return to work.

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