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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Doll, D; Friederichs, J; Düsel, W; Fend, F; Petersen, S 
Titel:
Surgery for asymptomatic pilonidal sinus disease. 
Abstract:
INTRODUCTION: Asymptomatic pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) discovered incidentally is regarded as a precursor of symptomatic disease, which is characterized by intradermal hair eliciting an inflammatory reaction. We aimed to investigate whether asymptomatic PSD already shows inflammation, though clinically inapparent, or represents a'virgin' sinus. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One thousand seven hundred and thirty-one medical records of patients presenting with primary PSD, which underwent surgery, were...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Int J Colorectal Dis 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
23 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
839-44 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0179-1958 
TUM Einrichtung:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie