Surgical treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus with the Limberg transposition flap

Eryilmaz R., Sahin M., ALİMOĞLU O., Dasiran F.

SURGERY, vol.134, no.5, pp.745-749, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 134 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0039-6060(03)00163-6
  • Journal Name: SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.745-749


Background. Pilonidal sinus is a common chronic disease of the sacrococcygeal region. Although many surgical methods have been suggested, an ideal method is still lacking because of high recurrence rates.