SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.15 issue9Physiotherapeutic rehabilitation of people with HIV/AIDSVirginal mammary hypertrophy in an adolescent author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




  • Have no cited articlesCited by SciELO

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO



On-line version ISSN 1029-3019


BELL SANTOS, Héctor  and  SANTOS DANGER, Marcos Antonio. Giant pilonidal cyst in an elderly man. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.9, pp.1-4. ISSN 1029-3019.

A case report of an elderly man with a giant pilonidal cyst, whose primary data was obtained through a medical visit carried out by the physician of the doctor's office where he belongs and written down in his medical record, is described. This patient was surgically treated with success at the Coloproctology Service from "Dr Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba on January, 2010 when total tumor exeresis was carried out without injuring the rectum.

Keywords : elderly; giant pilonidal cyst; surgical tumor exeresis.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish