By Gary M. White, MD
The coccygeal pad presents as a nodule in the sacrococcygeal area and represents proliferating collagen bundles.
- The coccygeal pad is probably a reactive process caused by chronic stimulation such as bicycle riding and pressure in the sitting position.
- Anterior dislocation of the coccyx is seen in a high percentage of cases.
- Most of the initial cases were reported from Japan.
- Mucinosis may be seen histologically.
The development of a nodule is seen in the coccygeal area is seen.
Coccygeal pad with mucinosis Dermatologica Sinica 2015;33;35–36.
Sacrococcygeal Nodule in a Young Male Patient Ann Dermatol. 2014 Dec;26(6):771-773.
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