Pilonidal cyst of the clitoris

Margaux J. Kanis, Mazdak Momeni, Konstantin Zakashansky

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A pilonidal cyst is an epithelialized sinus tract or cyst containing hair follicles with a surrounding inflammatory reaction. It usually develops in the sacrococcygeal region with few reports of its development in the genitalia.We present a case of a periclitoral pilonidal cyst in a young woman and its management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-298
Number of pages2
JournalFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2014


  • Clitoral abscess
  • Hoodoplasty
  • Pilonidal cyst


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