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Sacrococcygeal Joint
Connective Tissue

Sacrococcygeal Joint

Articulatio sacrococctgea

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The sacrococcygeal joint is a is a secondary cartilaginous joint between the apex of the sacrum and the base of the coccyx. It contains a small disc of fibrocartilage and it is reinforced by paired anterior, lateral, and posterior sacrococcygeal ligaments.

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The sacrococcygeal joint permits little movement. However, on occasion it may be synovial which permits a greater mobility.

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It involves the shoulders, ribs, sacrococcygeal region, and the tissues overlying the greater trochanter.

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