Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 473–476 | Cite as

Acute coccydynia related to precoccygeal calcific tendinitis

  • Sung Gyu MoonEmail author
  • Na Ra Kim
  • Jin Woo Choi
  • Jeong Geun Yi
Case Report


Symptomatic deposits of calcium hydroxyapatite have been reported in various sites other than the shoulders or hips. Sudden-onset coccydynia can lead to the discovery of calcific deposition in the precoccygeal region. We present the case of precoccygeal calcific tendinitis in a patient with acute coccydynia.


Calcific tendinitis Precoccygeal Coccydynia Magnetic resonance imaging Radiography Steroid injection 


Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung Gyu Moon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Na Ra Kim
    • 1
  • Jin Woo Choi
    • 1
  • Jeong Geun Yi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKonkuk University School of MedicineSeoulKorea

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