Surgical consultation may be obtained <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span>
removal of sinus tracts, curettage, and exteriorization of the gland. Excision and skin grafting may be helpful for
severe intractable cases. Also, surgery should be considered in early cases because the area to excise is smaller and less damaged from recurrences. The CO2 laser has been used to strip away glandular tissue.
and erythromycin may be helpful on a long-term basis, and cephalosporins often will help in acute cellulitis.