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Can you surgically remove a pilonidal cyst?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
There are several surgical approaches to pilonidal cyst removal.
The classic approach left a large open wound which healed in over time; recurrence was lower, but wound care was a problem. Newer approaches focus on smaller wounds and primarily closed wounds. More extensive procedures with flaps are generally reserved in the us for more extensive or recurrent disease.

In brief: Yes.
There are several surgical approaches to pilonidal cyst removal.
The classic approach left a large open wound which healed in over time; recurrence was lower, but wound care was a problem. Newer approaches focus on smaller wounds and primarily closed wounds. More extensive procedures with flaps are generally reserved in the us for more extensive or recurrent disease.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: YES
Absolutely can.

In brief: YES
Absolutely can.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Surgery
There are numerous surgeries available.
See a surgeon to discuss options.

In brief: Surgery
There are numerous surgeries available.
See a surgeon to discuss options.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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