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Spinal Cord Ser Cases


Conus infarction after non-guided transcoccygeal ganglion impar block using particulate steroid for chronic coccydynia.


Kuek D K C, Chung S L, Zishan U S, Papanikitas J, Yanny S, Meagher T, Teh J, Hughes R, Liong W C, McKean D
Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2019; 5:92.
PMID: 31700690.


Ganglion impar block (GIB) is a well-recognised treatment for chronic coccydynia. Several side effects have previously been described with this procedure, including transient motor dysfunction, bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction, neuritis, rectal perforation, impingement of the sciatic nerve, cauda equina syndrome, and infection.