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Scalp pilonidal sinus: A case report
Salih AM1, Kakamad FH2
1Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department Surgery, University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah/IRAQ.
2Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Sulaimani, François Mitterrand Street, Sulaymaniyah, IRAQ.

Article ID: Z01201603CR10616AS
doi:10.5348/ijcri-201629-CR-10616

Address correspondence to:
Fahmi 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. Scalp pilonidal sinus: A case report. Int J Case Rep Images 2016;7(3):175–177.


Abstract
Introduction: Pilonidal sinus is a chronic inflammatory condition which includes penetration of hair fragments into the skin. It rarely occurs in areas other than sacrococcygeal region.
Case Report: A 19-year-old male presented with pilonidal sinus of the posterior part left temporal area of the scalp for one year duration treated by complete excision and primary repair.
Conclusion: Although extremely rare, pilonidal sinus may occur in the scalp with unknown etiology.

Keywords: Hair containing sinus, Pilonidal sinus, Scalp, 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
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