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What sort of disease is a coccyx disorder?

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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Coccyx

The coccyx is the name given to the very very end of the spine.
Sometimes this area is referred to as the tailbone. A coccyx disorder can be the result of prolonged pressure resulting in a breakdown in the skin and creating an open wound. This is known as a pressure sore or bed sore.

In brief: Coccyx

The coccyx is the name given to the very very end of the spine.
Sometimes this area is referred to as the tailbone. A coccyx disorder can be the result of prolonged pressure resulting in a breakdown in the skin and creating an open wound. This is known as a pressure sore or bed sore.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
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Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Other disorders are fractures of the tailbone from falling on it, or chronic tailbone pain, often called coccydynia
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management

In brief: Coccydynia

Even without trauma or injury, inflammatory changes in the low back can sometimes refer to the para-coccygeal region.
The tail-bone area can be very tender to touch and can make sitting a challenge. Frequently injections around the coccyx attachments can make a hugh difference.

In brief: Coccydynia

Even without trauma or injury, inflammatory changes in the low back can sometimes refer to the para-coccygeal region.
The tail-bone area can be very tender to touch and can make sitting a challenge. Frequently injections around the coccyx attachments can make a hugh difference.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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