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Pilonidal disease: A new concept of pathogenesis.

Palmer, W. H. M.D.
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum: May/June 1959
doi: 10.1007/BF02616896
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Summary: Theories of pathogenesis of pilonidal disease are reviewed.

A review of treatment and pathologic findings in 96 cases is presented.

A review of the results of examinations of 420 pre-adolescent males is provided.

A new thought regarding the cause of pilonidal disease is submitted.

(C) The ASCRS 1959