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Other Names for this Disease
  • Coccydynia
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Coccygodynia is a rare condition in that causes pain in and around the coccyx (tailbone). Although various causes have been described for the condition, the more common causes are direct falls and injury. [1]
Last updated: 7/25/2013


  1. Lyons MJ. eMedicine. February 10, 2006; Accessed 4/7/2008.
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  • An article by Kim NH and Suk KS (1999) entitled Clinical and Radiologial Differences between Traumatic and Idiopathic Coccygodynia can be viewed by clicking on the link below.