Anterior angulation of the coccyx

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Non traumatic low back pain 6 months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

The sagittal CT reconstruction demonstarte anterior angulation of coccyx with obtue intercoccygeal angle.

Case Discussion

Coccydynia is pain in and around the area of the coccyx. It is characterized by coccygeal pain which is typically provocated by pressure. It may remain unclear in origin due to unpredictability of the source of pain. Demonstrated above how to measure the intercoccygeal angle .

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Case information

rID: 31742
Published: 25th Oct 2014
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
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