Isolated Coccygeal Tuberculosis

  title={Isolated Coccygeal Tuberculosis},
  author={Do Un Kim and Seok Won Kim and Chang Ju},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
Isolated tuberculosis of the coccyx is extremely rare. A 35-year-old man presented with a 3-month history of coccygeal and gluteal pain. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed osseous destruction and a large enhancing mass involving the coccyx with anterior and posterior extension. Pathologic examination of the surgical specimen revealed necrosis, chronic granulomatous inflammation, and multinucleated giant cells consistent with tuberculosis. This case highlights the… CONTINUE READING


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