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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181-182

Pilonidal sinus (Nadi vrana): A case study


Department of Shalayatantra, KLEU Shri B.M.K Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Shahapur, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Pradeep Shinde
Department of Shalayatantra, KLEU Shri BMK Ayurveda Mahvidyalaya, Shahapur, Belgaum, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7788.72492

PMID: 21170212

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Pilonidal sinus (PNS) occurs in the cleavage between the buttocks (natal cleft) and can cause discomfort, embarrassment and absence from work for thousands of young people (mostly men) annually. The incidence of the disease is calculated to be 26 per 100,000 people. It occurs 2.2 times more often in men than in women. Age at presentation is 21 years for men and 19 years for women this case report describes a 22-year-old man with pilonidal sinus who was treated with ksharasutra.


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