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Intermammary pilonidal sinus: A rare presentation
Abdulwahid M. Salih1, Fahmi H. Kakamad2, Mustafa Hamamin Abdulqadr3
1Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department Surgery, University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah, RAQ.
2Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah, IRAQ.
3Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department Histopathology, University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah, IRAQ.

doi:10.5348/ijcri-201610-CR-10597

Address correspondence to:
F. Hussein Kakamad
Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine
Department Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah
IRAQ

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Salih AM, Kakamad FH, Abdulqadr MH. Intermammary pilonidal sinus: A rare presentation. Int J Case Rep Images 2016;7(1):48–50.


Abstract
Introduction: Pilonidal sinus is a sinus that contains hairs. It occurs mainly in the sacrococcygeal area. However, it may occasionally occur in other areas like axilla, groin, interdigital web, umbilicus, nose, suprapubic area, clitoris, prepuce, penis, or occiput.
Case Report: A 16 -year-old female with chronically discharging sinus (pilonidal sinus) in the intermammary area for one year duration. Complete excision of sinus tract with abscess cavity was performed under general anesthesia. Primary closure was done. Drain was put. Histopathological examinations confirmed pilonidal sinus. The wound showed clear margins after four months of follow-up.
Conclusion: Although rare, pilonidal sinus may occur in intermammary area with relatively same presentations.

Keywords: Abscess, Hair containing sinus, Intermammary, Pilonidal sinus


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Author Contributions
Abdulwahid M. Salih – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Fahmi H. Kakamad – Analysis and interpretation of data, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Mustafa Hamamin Abdulqadr – Analysis and interpretation of data, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
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