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A complex coexistence of pilonidal disease and an anal fistula in an HIV/AIDS patient
  • Elroy Weledji
Elroy Weledji
University of Buea
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Abstract

Anal fistula and pilonidal disease may coexist in the same patient and may even be connected as in this case with an anal carcinoma- in situ (Bowen’s disease) in an immunodepressed patient. It is difficult to tell if the malignancy arose from the chronic pilonidal disease or vice-versa.