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BEHDAD A, HOSSEINPOOR M. Z-PLA STY FOR TREATMENT OF THE RESIDUAL CAVITY AFTER P ILONIDAL SINUS EXCISION. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2001; 14 (4) :317-319
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-829-en.html
From the Department of Surgery, Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, I.R. Iran.
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In order to evaluate the outcome and complications of Z plasty in pilonidal cyst repair, 90 patients with pilonidal cysts of the natal cleft were selected and repaired by Z-plasty in Al-Zahra hospital. The patients were followed for 6 months and complications such as seroma, infection and relapse were evaluated. The incidence of seroma, infection and relapse after Z-plasty was 12%,3.3% and 3.6%, respectively. These results show that Z-plasty is an effective form of operation for pilonidal cyst treatment.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Surgery

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