Anterior angulation of coccyx - type I

Case contributed by Kalyan S Chilwant
Diagnosis almost certain


Long-standing coccygodynia.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

The coccyx is curved slightly forward, with its apex pointing caudally suggestive of type 1 anterior angulation of coccyx.

Case Discussion

The patient presented with long-standing coccygodynia. The patient often relates the pain to previous history of trauma and remains undiagnosed. Knowledge of condition is essential for diagnosis. 

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