Dufourmentel Rhomboid Flap for Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus. Technical Details.

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Carlos Manterola; Tamara Otzen & The MINCIR Group.


Sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease (SPD) is a chronic an uncommon entity with a variety of alternatives for treatment. One of those is the excision of the sinus tract followed by a reconstruction with the rhomboid flap described by Dufourmentel. The aim of this paper is to describe the main phases of the technique. A detailed explanation of the key steps for the implementation of Dufourmentel flap for the treatment of SPD is exposed. Excision of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus followed by Dufourmentel rhomboid flap is an alternative to consider in the treatment of pilonidal disease.

KEY WORDS: Pilonidal Sinus; Pilonidal Sinus/surgery; Pilonidal Sinus/therapy; Dufourmentel flap; Rhomboid flap.

How to cite this article

MANTEROLA, C.; OTZEN, T. & THE MINCIR GROUP. Dufourmentel rhomboid flap for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus. Technical details. Int. J. Morphol., 34(4):1207-1210, 2016.