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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 310187, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/310187
Case Report

Pilonidal Disease Mimicking Fistula-in-Ano in a 15-Year-Old Female

Department of Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Received 22 April 2012; Accepted 15 August 2012

Academic Editors: J. M. Bernal, D. Mantas, and A. R. Novotny

Copyright © 2012 Corey W. Iqbal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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