intergluteal cleft

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intergluteal cleft

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the sulcus between the buttocks (nates).
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This includes the anus, breast (including the nipple and areola), buttock, natal cleft (the cleft between the buttocks), penis (including the foreskin), perineum, pubic mound, scrotum, tongue or vulva and applies to all genders.
Strongly associated etiological factors are local trauma, excessive hair, poor personal hygiene and presence of deep natal cleft (as in obese).
Majority of the opinion is suggestive of acquired origin and is associated with multiple factors like changes in levels of male hormones, more hair, friction due to physical activity, deep natal cleft and infections.
Natal cleft deeper in patients with Pilonidal Sinus: Implications for choice of surgical procedure.
Aetiology of this disease is uncertain but relates to the implantation of loose hair in to the depth of the natal cleft.
Speculation on the etiology of pilonidal disease frequently centers on either the development of the natal cleft or the environment created within the natal cleft.
Porokeratosis of Mibelli on the penis, scrotum and natal cleft.
These procedures are aimed at excising all the sinuses and pits, flattening of the natal cleft, reduction in hairs and hence reduction of risk of recurrence.
It is most commonly seen in the sacrococcygeal region, (1) which usually presents as a cyst, abscess, or one or more sinus tracts with or without discharge in the upper part of the natal cleft.