Other Names for this Disease
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coccyx (tailbone). Although various causes have been described for the condition, the more common causes are direct falls and injury. Coccygodynia is a rare condition in that causes pain in and around the
Last updated: 7/25/2013
- Lyons MJ. eMedicine. February 10, 2006; http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic383.htm. Accessed 4/7/2008.
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- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Coccygodynia. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- 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.