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  • Pilonidal Abscess (Fraser Health) [English] Public

    You have a pilonidal cyst that has become infected near your tailbone, just above your buttocks. When infected it is called a pilonidal abscess. It usually results from ingrown hairs. (pilo means hair, nidal means collection) (English) Colour

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    Printing Cost:
    $0.06 (B&W) $0.36 (Colour)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    254270
    Body Location:
    • Skin, Hair, and Nails
    Disorders and Conditions:
    • Infections,
    • Patient Discharge
    Keywords:
    • Infection,
    • Buttocks,
    • Swollen,
    • Fever,
    • Abscess,
    • Cyst
    MESH:
    • Abscess,
    • Cysts,
    • Pilonidal Sinus
    Demographic:
    • All
    Site:
    • Fraser Health
    Program:
    • Emergency
    Professional or Practice Group:
    • Nursing,
    • Medicine
    Adapted From:
    FB.723.D73 Drainage or Removal of a Pilonidal Sinus (Jan 2011)
    Format:
    Factsheet
    Paper Size:
    Letter
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    No fold
    Plain Language:
    True
    Reproduction Rights:
    Image used with permission from VCH FB.723.D73 Drainage or Removal of a Pilonidal Sinus (Jan 2011) given July 10, 2012 Stephanie Boll, Manager, CIBC Centre for Patients and Families, Patient Health Ed Materials (PHEM)
    Record Type:
    FHA
    Revision Date:
    October 05, 2012
    Next Revision Date:
    October 05, 2015
    Record Created:
    June 07, 2012
    Record Modified:
    January 24, 2019
    References:
    1. Excision of Pilonidal Sinus (and/or Abcess), Post-operative Discharge Instructions, Abbotsford Regional Hosp, Fraser Health #255612 2. Pilonidal Abcess (2007), Fraser Health 3. Pilonidal Cyst (June 2010), Mayo Clinic , accessed March 26, 2012 (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pilonidal-cyst/DS00747)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Impressions:
    2

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