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Pilonidal Cyst (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Steven E. Doerr, MD, Attending Physician, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Bradley E. Chatlin, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Erik D. Barton, MD, MS, Associate Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Editors: Scott H. Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.

REFERENCES:

de Caestecker, James. "Pilonidal Disease." Medscape.com. Aug. 24, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/192668-overview>.

Lanigan, Michael D. "Pilonidal Cyst and Sinus." Medscape.com. Aug. 6, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/788127-overview>.


Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2012

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