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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-94

Tailgut cyst presenting as subcutaneous swelling along with true tail: A rare identity and review of literature


1 Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
2 Department of Anaesthesia, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India

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Amandeep Singh
Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-3846.183703

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Tailgut cyst (retrorectal cystic hamartoma) is a rare known entity that has been described in the surgical and pathological literature. There may be delay in diagnosis and treatment owing to rarity and absence of definite features. We experienced an unusual case of retrorectal cystic hamartoma presenting as subcutaneous swelling and infected sinus along with true tail in sacrococcygeal region.


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