This multi image exhibit features elements associated with Pilonidal Cysts and their surgical elimination. The initial image shows a posterior view of the male buttocks with open wounds in the tailbone region. The next two images show cut-away details through the tailbone exhibiting early (superficial) and late stage (deep) cysts. Colored lines indicate that an early cyst can de incised and drained whereas an advanced cyst may need to be completely excised.