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Who gets pilonidal cysts?

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In brief: Young adults

Pilonidal cysts occurs most commonly in young adults, mainly between the ages of 15-24.
It is very rare for anyone to develop pilonidal disease after the age of 40. Males are more likely to develop these cysts than females.

In brief: Young adults

Pilonidal cysts occurs most commonly in young adults, mainly between the ages of 15-24.
It is very rare for anyone to develop pilonidal disease after the age of 40. Males are more likely to develop these cysts than females.
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