Coccyx Fracture

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(Tailbone Fracture; Broken Tailbone)

Coccyx Fracture – Definition

A coccyx fracture is a broken tailbone. The coccyx is the lowest part of the backbone or spine. It is small, triangular in shape, and consists of four fused vertebra, or spine bones. Normally, it has a little bit of movement and curves gently from the end of the spine into the pelvis.

Ankylosing Spondylitis – Marie-Strumpell Disease

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Ankylosing spondylitis – Definition

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes arthritis of the spine and hips. It can also affect other joints such as the knees, and it can cause inflammation of the eyes, lungs, or heart valves.