Nonoperative management of pilonidal sinus disease: one more step toward the ideal management therapy—a randomized controlled trial. Surgery 2018; 164: 66-70.

Published: 22nd November 2018

Authors: Fahmi H, Kakamad FH, Salih RQ, Mohammed SH, Habibullah IJ, Hammood ZD et al.


This study compared standard surgery with sclerosant/herbal product mixture injection in 400 patients with non infected pilonidal sinus. The cure rate was similar: 89 per cent with injection versus 94 per cent with surgery.

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