ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Pilonidal Sinus of the Scalp: a Case Report and Review of the Literature
Olcay Ak Nalbant 1, Erdem Nalbant 2
1Laboratory of Pathology, Manisa State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey
2Clinic of General Surgery, Merkez Efendi State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey
DOI : 10.5174/tutfd.2010.03495.4
Pages : 445-447


A 31-year-old man presented with a twenty-year history of a slowly growing nodule on his scalp in the postauricular area. The lesion was excised and with the clinical and histological findings, it was diagnosed as a pilonidal sinus. The purpose of this review is to report the unusual occurrence of a pilonidal sinus on the scalp and review the literature regarding especially this location.

Keywords : Pilonidal sinus, head and neck
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