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One surgeon said lipoma and another said pilonidal cyst? solid movable lump by tailbone. there's a pit but no drainage. uninfected pilonidal?

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Dr. Peter Ihle answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Sounds like a pilo-: -nidal cyst. If there is some swelling there it may B a fatty deposit where the cyst is, or a quiescent area from previous infection. The fact that has a dimple, is the reason it's a pilonidal cyst. If not hot, sore, red, it is best to leave it alone. A surgeon should B who U C 4 this.

Answered 9/21/2017



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