Causes and Mechanisms of Common Coccydynia: Role of Body Mass Index and Coccygeal Trauma

@article{Maigne2000CausesAM,
  title={Causes and Mechanisms of Common Coccydynia: Role of Body Mass Index and Coccygeal Trauma},
  author={Jean-Yves Maigne and Levon Doursounian and Gilles Chatellier},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25},
  pages={3072-3079}
}
Study Design. A total of 208 consecutive coccydynia patients were examined with the same clinical and radiologic protocol. Objectives. To study radiographic coccygeal lesions in the sitting position, to elucidate the influence of body mass index on the different lesions, and to establish the effect of coccygeal trauma. Summary of Background Data. A protocol comparing standing radiographs and radiographs subsequently taken in the painful sitting position in coccydynia patients and in controls… 

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