3) These patients usually present with progressive pain, fever, swelling and draining sinus
The axillary region in this patient has active, draining sinus
tracts that have formed ropelike, fibrotic subcutaneous scars.
A 13 year old girl was referred to the Plastic Surgery Department Outpatient Clinic by her General Medical Practitioner following unsuccessful antibiotic therapy for the management of a draining sinus
on her chin.
Making the diagnosis of a draining sinus
tract in the setting of a chronic dental infection can be challenging for several reasons.
J Hospital, Kolar with a complaint of cutaneous draining sinus
on her right lower border of the cheek.
Wound or draining sinus
tracts may sometimes be noted.
3) Cervicofacial actinomycosis frequently affects the maxillary sinus and causes swelling of the cheek, a woody induration, and draining sinus
The differential diagnosis of sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease includes furuncle, hidradenitis suppurativa, fistula-in-ano, perianal abscess, sacral osteomyelitis with draining sinus
, tuberculosis, and actinomycosis.