Bone structure of coccyx

Known as: Coccyx [vertebrae coccygeae I-IV], Tailbone, tailbones 
The last bone in the VERTEBRAL COLUMN in tailless primates considered to be a vestigial tail-bone consisting of three to five fused VERTEBRAE.
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2006
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2006
CONTEXT Some but not all studies have shown higher rates of fracture in individuals with type 2 diabetes. OBJECTIVE The… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to characterize the innervation of the human female levator ani muscles. STUDY DESIGN… (More)
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2001
2001
Since the pelvic floor muscles are situated inside the pelvis, the actual function is difficult to observe. Magnetic resonance… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVE This study sought to establish national benchmarks for pressure ulcer prevalence and incidence among acute care health… (More)
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1997
1997
STUDY DESIGN In the current study, chondrocytic cells from bovine intervertebral end plates were cultivated in vitro and modified… (More)
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1995
1995
PURPOSE To determine the normal anatomy of the anal sphincter complex on magnetic resonance (MR) images. MATERIALS AND METHODS… (More)
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1994
1994
STUDY DESIGN The authors hypothesized that the source of coccygodynia was a lesion of the coccygeal disc. OBJECTIVES This study… (More)
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1991
1991
A five-year prospective trial involving 120 patients was undertaken to investigate the aetiology and treatment of coccydynia. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
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  • American journal of veterinary research
  • 1988
To study the distribution of tissue cysts in porcine tissues, 16 pigs were fed oocysts of 4 strains of Toxoplasma gondii (4 pigs… (More)
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