Coccyx Pain Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 03, 2017
  • Author: Patrick M Foye, MD; Chief Editor: Consuelo T Lorenzo, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of coccyx pain include the following:

  • Coccygeal fracture
  • Sacrococcygeal dislocation
  • Intracoccygeal dislocation (dislocation of one coccygeal segment from another)
  • Intrapelvic malignancy and/or metastatic lesions
  • Ischial bursitis
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Fibroid uterus
  • Pilonidal cyst
  • Sacral insufficiency fracture

Differential Diagnoses