PILO NIDAL SINUS
Generally this disease consists of a sinus or fistula situates a short distance behind the anus and generally containing “Hairs”. Term Pilonidal sinus means, (Pilus – Hair and Nidus – Nest) The condition seems to have increased greatly in frequency in recent years.
- A typical history is that young adult develops an abscess at the base of the spine which bursts.
- Discharge ceases after a few days
- The patient remain well for months till another abscess occur and the same above course of event repeated.
- Pus discharge and hair projection from the opening are main features of Pilo Nidal Sinus from 5cm behind the anus. On spine.
Pilonidal sinus (Fig. 1)
Pilonidal sinus (Fig. 2)