Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sacrum Fracture Symptoms

Symptoms of a sacral fracture include:

  • Back pain:
    • Low back pain, above the buttocks
    • Pain may occur in the sacroiliac joints
    • Pain is worse while sitting, walking, running or jumping
  • Swelling over the lower back, above the buttocks
  • Tenderness over the lower back, above the buttocks
  • Pelvic pain
  • Coccyx pain

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Sacrum Fracture References
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