INTERDIGITAL PILONIDAL SINUS

By Gary M. White, MD

Interdigital pilonidal sinus


Interdigital pilonidal sinus is an occupational disease of hairdressers in which a painful papule or nodule develops in the finger webs. A sinus through which hairs may be seen is characteristic.

Treatment

Excision may be done, although each hair usually works its way out over time.

References

Interdigital pilonidal cyst in a dog groomer. JAAD November 2002 Volume 47, Issue 5, Supplement, Pages S281–S282

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