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Cirugía paraguaya

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DOMINGUEZ, Rubén et al. MANAGEMENT OF PILONIDAL CYST WITH CLOSURE TECHNIQUE. Rev. Cir. Parag. [online]. 2017, vol.41, n.1, pp.24-26. ISSN 2307-0420.


The closure technique is one of the most used in the surgical treatment of the pilonidal cyst, because it is simple and reproductible, it presents a period of short surgical time, of hospital stay and cictrization.


to describe experience of treatment of the pilonidal cyst with the closure flap technique in our service.

Materials and methods:

the study has an observational, descriptive, and transverse cut design, 30 patients where included, they submitted tothis technique during the period January 2014 to January 2017 in the II service of clinical surgery at the Clinical Hospital (Paraguay)


30 pacients, with a range between 17 to 41 years of age, with 70%(21) were male, and 30%(9) were female, the average surgical time was 39 minutes, and the avarege hospital stay was 6 to 12 hours postsurgical procedure, 90%(27) of the patients did not present any complications, presenting good healing in an average of 15days, the morbidity was 10% (2 surgical site infections and 1 hematoma), and mortality was null.


in a Word of Karydakis obtained similar results to our work, the average age was 24,5 years in our 27,4; the 53% was a man, in our 70%; the average hospitalization was 2,5 days, in our 6 to 12 hour period. The complete recovery of the majority of the patients was of 15 days in both works.

Keywords : Pilonidal Cyst; Closure flap technique.

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