Intermammary pilonidal sinus: A case report of a 23-year-old girl



Intermammary, Pilonidal sinus, Inflammation, Excision


Pilonidal sinus is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, a cyst filled with a ball of hair, characterized by a discharging sinus and abscess. The disease is typically seen in the sacrococcygeal region. However, it can occur in other areas, such as the occiput, nose, neck, intermammary (sternal) area, axilla, finger (interdigital area), groin or external genital area. In this case report, an intermammary (sternal) pilonidal sinus, which is rarely seen, was presented along with the literature.


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Yiğit B, Yetkin SG, Çitgez B, Eken KG, Özşahin H. Intermammary pilonidal sinus: A case report of a 23-year-old girl. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2020 Feb. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 13];4(2):170-2. Available from: