Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pilonidal Abscess Outlook

What to expect with pilonidal abscess:

  • Pilonidal abscesses respond very well to treatment.
  • Pilonidal abscesses tend to recur.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pilonidal Abscess References
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