Treatment of pilonidal sinus by phenol injection.
- Published Article
The Ulster medical journal
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 1989
This report reviews the treatment of pilonidal sinus by phenol injection in 54 patients. Forty-four patients were treated initially by phenol injection and this was successful in 70%. The median number of injections per patient was one (range 1-5) with a median hospital stay per injection of two days (range 1-17 days). The median time to complete healing for patients treated by injection alone was two months (range 1-32 months). These results compare very favourably with more radical methods of treatment.
Report this publication
From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
This record was last updated on 07/02/2016 and may not reflect the most current and accurate biomedical/scientific data available from NLM.
The corresponding record at NLM can be accessed at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2773172