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    Pilonidal Sinus general

    Ardelt, M., Dittmar, Y., Kocijan, R., Rödel, J., Schulz, B., Scheuerlein, H., & Settmacher, U. (2016). Microbiology of the infected recurrent sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus. International Wound Journal, 13(2), 231-237.

    Bascom, J. (1980). Pilonidal disease: origin from follicles of hairs and results of follicle removal as treatment. Surgery, 87(5), 567-572.

    Bosche, F., Luedi, M., Cyprus, D., Moersdorf, P., Krapohl, B., & Doll, D. (2017). The Hair in the Sinus: Sharp-Ended Rootless Head Hair Fragments can be Found in Large Amounts in Pilonidal Sinus Nests. World Journal of Surgery, 42(2), 567-573.

    Dahl, H. D., & Henrich, M. H. (1992). Light and scanning electron microscopy study of the pathogenesis of pilonidal sinus and anal fistula. Langenbeck's Archive for Surgery, 377(2), 118-124

    Delshad, H., Dawson, M., Melvin, P., Zotto, S., & Mooney, D. (2019). Pit-picking resolves pilonidal disease in adolescents. Journal of pediatric surgery, 54(1), 174-176.

    Doll, D., Bosche, F., Hauser, A., Moersdorf, P., Sinicina, I., Grunwald, J., Reckel, F., & Luedi, M. (2018). The presence of occipital hair in the pilonidal sinus cavity-a triple approach to proof. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 33(5), 567-576.

    Kucera, J., Coley, I., O'Hara, S., Kosnik, E., & Coley, B. (2014). The simple sacral dimple: diagnostic yield of ultrasound in neonates. Pediatric radiology, 45(2), 211-216.

    Lord, P. (1975). Anorectal problems: Etiology of pilonidal sinus. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 18(8), 661-664

    Ommer, A., Berg, E., Breitkopf, C., Bussen, D., Doll, D., Fürst, A., Herold, A., Hetzer, F., Jacobi, T., Krammer, H., Lenhard, B., Osterholzer, G, Petersen, S., Ruppert, R., Schwandner, O., Sailer, M., Schiedeck, T., Schmidt-Lauber, M., Stoll, M., Strittmatter, B., & Iesalnieks, I. (2014).S3 guideline: Sinus pilonidalis. coloproctology, 36(4), 272-322.

    Page, B. (1969). The entry of hair into a pilonidal sinus. British Journal of Surgery, 56(1), 32-32

    Karydakis, G. (1974). New approach to the problem of pilonidal sinus. Lancet (London, England), 2(7843), 1414-5.

    Wilson, P., Hayes, E., Barber, A., & Lohr, J. (2016) Screening for Spinal Dysraphisms in Newborns With Sacral Dimples. Clinical Pediatrics, 55(11), 1064-1070.

    Plastic closure techniques

    Bozkurt, M., & Tezel, E. (2005). Management of pilonidal sinus with the limberg flap. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 41(6), 775-777

    Petersen, S., Aumann, G., Kramer, A., Doll, D., Sailer, M., & Hellmich, G. (2007). Short-term results of Karydakis flap for pilonidal sinus disease. Techniques in Coloproctology, 11(3), 235-240.

    Wysocki, A.P., & Doll, .D. (2019). Missing Points in Pilonidal Disease: Management. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 62(4),

    FiLaC / SiLaC/EPSiT

    Dessily, M., Dziubeck, M., Chahidi, E., & Simonelli, V. (2019). The SiLaC procedure for pilonidal sinus disease: long-term outcomes of a single institution prospective study. Techniques in Coloproctology, 23(12), 1133-1140.

    Giamundo P, Geraci M, Tibaldi L, Valente M (2013) Closure of fistula-in-ano with laser-FiLaC™: an effective novel sphincter-saving procedure for complex disease. Colorectal Dis 16:110-115

    Meinero, P., Mori, L., & Gasloli, G. (2013). Endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment (E.P.Si.T.). Techniques in Coloproctology, 18(4), 389-392.

    Milone, M., Musella, M., Di Spiezio Sardo, A., Bifulco, G., Salvatore, G., Sosa Fernandez, L., Bianco, P., Zizolfi, B., Nappi, C., & Milone, F. (2014). Video-assisted ablation of pilonidal sinus: A new minimally invasive treatment-A pilot study. Surgery, 155(3), 562-566.

    Wilhelm, A. (2011). A new technique for sphincter-preserving anal fistula repair using a novel radial emitting laser probe. Techniques in Coloproctology, 15(4), 445-449.

    Treatment without surgery

    Armstrong, J., & Barcia, P. (1994). Pilonidal Sinus Disease: The Conservative Approach. Archives of Surgery, 129(9), 914-918.

    pit picking

    Bosche, F., Luedi, M., Cyprus, D., Moersdorf, P., Krapohl, B., & Doll, D. (2017). The Hair in the Sinus: Sharp-Ended Rootless Head Hair Fragments can be Found in Large Amounts in Pilonidal Sinus Nests. World Journal of Surgery, 42(2), 567-573.

    Buie, L. (1944). Jeep Disease. Southern Medical Journal, 37(2), 103-109-103-109.

    Chintapatla, S., Safarani, N., Kumar, S., & Haboubi, N. (2003). Sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus: historical review, pathological insight and surgical options. Techniques in Coloproctology, 7(1), 3-8.

    Hodge, R.M. (1880). Pilonidal sinus. Boston Med Surg J 103:485-6, 493, 544

    Jackman, R. (1962). The etiology of pilonidal sinus. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 5(1), 28-36-28


    Mayo, O.H. (1833). Observations on injuries and disease of rectum. Burgess and Hill, London, pp 45 - 46

    Multani, J., & Kives, S. (2015). Dermoid cysts in adolescents. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 27(5), 315-319.

    Palmer, W. (1959). Pilonidal disease A new concept of pathogenesis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 2(3), 303-307-303&ndash-ndash;307-303-307.

    Page, B. (1969). The entry of hair into a pilonidal sinus. British Journal of Surgery, 56(1), 32-32.

    Patey D.H., Scarff R.W. (1946): Pathology of postanal pilonidal sinus; its bearing on treatment. Lancet. 1946 Oct 5:2(6423):484-6. 

    Bascom, J. (1983). Pilonidal disease Long-term results of follicle removal. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 26(12), 800-807-800&ndash-ndash;807-800-807.

    Colov, E., & Bertelsen, C. (2013). Short convalescence and minimal pain after out-patient Bascom's pit-pick surgery... Danish medical bulletin, 58(12), A4348A4348-AA4348.

    Ehrl, D., Choplain, C., Heidekrueger, P., Erne, H., Rau, H., & Broer, P. (2017). Treatment Options for Pilonidal Disease... The American surgeon, 83(5), 453-457.

    Iesalnieks, I., Deimel, S., Kienle, K., Schlitt, H., & Zülke, C. (2011). Pit-picking surgery in patients with pilonidal sinus. The surgeon, 82(10), 927-931.

    Iesalnieks, I., Deimel, S., & Schlitt, H. (2014). "Pit-picking" surgery in patients with pilonidal sinus. The surgeon, 86(5), 482-485.

    Lord, P., & Millar, D. (1965). Pilonidal sinus: A simple treatment. British Journal of Surgery, 52(4), 298-300.

    Oliveira, A., Barroso, C., Osório, A., & Correia-Pinto, J. (2019). Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Pilonidal Disease: Mid-Term Retrospective Analysis of a Single Center. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7,


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