Coccygodynia: The mechanism of its production and its relationship to anorectal disease.

The American Journal of Surgery

Volume 79, Issue 1, January 1950, Pages 110-116.

Thiele, GH.

Kansas City, Missouri

Abstract

Coccygodynia is caused by direct trauma and by muscle spasm secondary to focal infection. It may be cured by massage of the spastic muscles together with removal of foci of infection when necessary or desirable. In rare cases of osteoporosis, osteomyelitis or fracture coccygectomy may be necessary.

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