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Comparing Operative vs Non Operative Treatment for Pilonidal Disease

The goal is to evaluate whether surgical excision of the pilonidal disease is needed after resolution of the initial symptoms when the patient follows regular hair removal regimen such as laser epilation.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Procedure: Regular Epilation Regimen
  • Procedure: Surgical excision




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Patients at Stanford Healthcare with pilonidal disease.

   - Patients over the age of 8yrs.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Inability to read, write or understand English ***or Spanish

   - Intellectual disability precluding the patient from being able to comprehend or
   respond to the questionnaire

Ages Eligible for Study

8 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Bill Chiu