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Overview of Coccygodynia
Coccygodynia is a pain syndrome of the rectal, and perineal areas
that is due to injury to the coccyx.
Signs and Symptoms of Coccygodynia
Tenderness is mostly elicited by motion of the coccyx (as opposed to
palpation of the levator ani).
Etiology of Coccygodynia
Injury to the coccyx
Dislocation of the coccyx
Spasm of muscles inserting or originating at coccyx
Differential Diagnosis of Coccygodynia
Coccygodynia (tenderness elicited by coccygeal motion)