coccygeal vertebra


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Synonyms for coccygeal vertebra

one of 4 vertebrae in the human coccyx

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CASE REPORT: We observed first coccygeal vertebra was fused with the apex of the sacrum.
Similarly, at the caudal end, first coccygeal vertebra when fuses with the apex of sacrum is known as sacralization of coccygeal vertebra.
So, probably mutation of HOX GENE leads to sacralization of coccygeal vertebra [4].
Developmental defects occurring at the lumbosacral border results in sacralization of fifth lumbar vertebra or lumbarization of first sacral vertebra [2-4] and developmental defects occurring at the sacrococcygeal border results in sacralization of first coccygeal vertebra.
2,5,6] Sometimes fifth lumbar vertebra may fuse with the first sacral vertebra (Sacralization of L5) or first coccygeal vertebra may fuse with the apex of sacrum (Sacralization of coccygeal vertebra).