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One Ganglion Impar injection achieved over 50% improvement for 82% of cases that lasted an average of 6 months.
Previously for ganglion injection, , injection through the sacrococcygeal joint has been suggested. Recent information has found the ganglion is actually lower in the first intracoccygeal joint level. Injection of this ganglion is an important treatment for coccydynia.
Sometimes chronic perineal pain comes out of the blue and one could certainly use a secret weapon. Botox to ganglion impar reduced one case of perianal and genital pain from 8/10 to 2-4/10 for months.
This is such a trying condition that when I came across this poster abstract I felt I needed to post it here.
80 year old with sharp, intermittent, burning pain worsened on sitting down relieved by simple steroid caudal block when all other measures failed.
Radiofrequency to coccyx interdisc, pulsed radiofrequency to ganglion impar, and coccyx removal are all being used in recalcitrant cases.