Comparison of postoperative quality of life of Limberg flap and Karydakis flap in pilonidal sinus operations

Destek S., BEKTAŞOĞLU H. K., KUNDUZ E., Akyüz M. N.

Turkish Journal of Surgery, vol.36, no.1, pp.59-64, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/turkjsurj.4598
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-64
  • Keywords: Pilonidal sinus disease, Karydakis flap, Limberg flap, quality of life, DISEASE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD), most commonly seen in young men, is a chronic disease resulting from the pilosebaceous in the sacrococcygeal region. There is still no standardization in surgical treatment. In this study, the effectiveness, follow up outcomes and quality of life level were compared between Karydakis flap (KF) and Limberg flap (LF) operations.