Coccyx fracture

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis almost certain


Severe pelvic pain and inability to sitting.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years



The lateral view reveals a transverse radiolucency with posterior displacement of the coccygeal segment suggestive of a fracture.

Case Discussion

Coccyx fracture is rarely diagnosed on pelvic x-rays and the treatment of coccyx fracture is usually conservative. 

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