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Does anyone know any long term effects or problems from having a sacral dimple?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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In brief: Pilonidal disease

A lot depends on the depth of the dimple and how hairy the person is when they grow up.
A deep sacral dimple may predispose to pilonidal disease which is a painful cyst or mass under the skin covering the tailbone. They tend to get infected and may require surgical removal.

In brief: Pilonidal disease

A lot depends on the depth of the dimple and how hairy the person is when they grow up.
A deep sacral dimple may predispose to pilonidal disease which is a painful cyst or mass under the skin covering the tailbone. They tend to get infected and may require surgical removal.
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