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Sacrococcygeal Joint Block (Fluoroscopy-Guided, Ultrasound-Guided)

  • Kenji ShidaEmail author
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Abstract

A sacrococcygeal joint block can be useful as a therapeutic procedure in coccydynia after exclusion of infection or other significant pathology, such as fracture, occult bony disease, and tumor.

Keywords

Sacrococcygeal joint block Coccydynia Landmark Fluoroscopy-guided Ultrasound-guided 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyShowa University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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