The human tail. Report of a case of coccygeal retroposition in childhood

Minerva Pediatrica

1995 Nov; 47(11): 489-91

Falzoni P, Boldorini R, Zilioli M, Sorrentino G

Facolta di Medicina, Universita degli Studi - Novara.

The authors explain a little patient's case of coccydynia by back-position of the coccyx; the patient underwent an operation of partial resection with favourable clinical outcome. According to classification, the treated case corresponds to vestigial tail.

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