Soft Tissue Surgery

Porto • Clínica • Consultations and Surgeries

AddressRua da Venezuela, 139
4150-744 Porto, Portugal

GPS41.1571893, -8.6433279

Phones(+351) 225 432 321
(+351) 226 009 494

Fax(+351) 225 432 371

ScheduleMonday to Friday, from 9h to 21h

Lisboa • Consultations

AddressCampo Grande, 220 D 1º C
1700 - 094 Lisboa, Portugal
(Dr. Tallon Clinic)

GPS38.753766, -9.1502962

Phone(+351) 225 432 321

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Are more often in the sacrococcygeal, between both buttocks. Can be very painful. More frequent in males. Can also achieve more rarely the navel, armpit or penis, although such occurrences are much more rare. Sometimes it can be quite asymptomatic. Usually infect and drain purulent material through the external orifice of the skin. Can have multiple routes and may contain hairs.


The cause seems to be the trauma produced by position of sitting on this area of the body. The sweat also seems to have influence. But the truth is not yet known why originate and how.



Treatment may include:
1. Antibiotics
2. Surgical drainage: in case of infection, we performed at Clínica Luso Espanhola a protocol that consists of performing the surgical drainage extended to interior Cauterization of sine and then bandage with gauze soaked with disinfectant (wet healing). Thus we have achieved numerous cases of primary healing.
3. Surgical Excision: there are numerous surgical treatment techniques. Must be made when the cyst is not infected. The most appropriate is to conduct direct closure without tension; for this we use frequently the plastic surgery techniques.


2. SURGERY of CYSTS and TUMORS, cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues


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