https://www.medicinenet.com/pilonidal_cyst/article.htm

Pilonidal cysts are cysts that form near the buttocks. ... debris trapped in the pores of the skin in the upper cleft of the buttock, forming an abscess. ... Pilonidal disease was a common problem among servicemen during World War II, thought to ...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pilonidal-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20376329

Nov 21, 2018 ... ... is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks. ... If a pilonidal cyst becomes infected, the resulting abscess is often ... Male sex; Younger age (pilonidal cysts are most common in people in ...

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/pilonidal-disease

Mar 19, 2018 ... While the natal cleft is the most common site of disease, other areas of the ... ○( See "Cellulitis and skin abscess: Clinical manifestations and ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3140333/

Pilonidal disease is an infection under the skin in the gluteal cleft. ... Chronic abscess cavities often appear with retained hair and frequently include chronically ...

https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/conditions/pilonidal-disease

A pilonidal sinus is a small hole under the skin between the buttocks cheeks. ... An infection causes a pus-filled abscess to develop. .... It has been shown to be an effective method for preventing pilonidal sinus disease from recurring. ... Pilonidal disease is a chronic skin infection in the crease of the buttocks, affecting more ...

https://www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/pilonidal-disease

It is more common in men than women and most often occurs between puberty and age 40. Obesity and ... Figure 1: Pilonidal disease affects the buttock crease area. ... Further, hair can be drawn into these abscesses worsening the problem.

https://www.amboss.com/us/knowledge/Pilonidal_cyst

A pilonidal cyst (intergluteal pilonidal disease) is a skin condition caused by ... of the superior midline gluteal cleft, which may progress to a local abscess or fistula. ... with secondary wound closure; Chronic or recurrent pilonidal cyst: surgical ...

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15400-pilonidal-disease

Pilonidal disease is an infection the crease of a person's buttocks, from the bottom ... Though common, if it is left untreated pilonidal disease can lead to more ... If not treated, chronic pilonidal disease can lead to abscesses and sinus cavities.

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/dermatologic-disorders/bacterial-skin-infections/cutaneous-abscess

Abscesses in the perineal (ie, inguinal, vaginal, buttock, perirectal) region contain ... and anaerobes (see Table: Classification of Common Pathogenic Bacteria).

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pilonidal-sinus/

It usually develops at the top of the cleft of the buttocks, where the buttocks ... An infection will cause pain and swelling, and a pus-filled abscess can develop. ... There are a number of treatment options for a recurring pilonidal sinus that's ...