The effect of hair removal after surgery for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease: a systematic review of the literature

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It has been suggested that removal of body hair in the sacrococcygeal area prevents recurrence after surgery for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease (SPSD). The aim of this study was to review the literature regarding the effect of hair depilation on the recurrence rate in patients surgically treated for SPSD. A systematic search was performed in PubMed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10151-017-1722-9

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