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What primary care clinicians need to know about pilonidal disease

Jaimie Wood
JAAPA: Official Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants 2021 November 1, 34 (11): 34-37
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Pilonidal disease, although relatively common, often is not appropriately recognized and treated. This inflammatory condition may be found in several areas on the body; this article reviews disease affecting the gluteal cleft, how to identify the condition, initial treatment, and when to consider surgical intervention for definitive care.

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