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The tailbone (coccyx) is the small bone at the bottom of the spine.
It is attached to the triangular-shaped sacral bone above it.
The tailbone is often injured when people fall and land on their
buttocks. It usually heals on its own over time.
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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