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Tail bone, sciatic nerve pain. MRI shows lesion at the base of tail bone. Bone scan scheduled. Causes?

My father had an MRI today after experiencing weeks of pain in his tailbone and sciatic nerve . The mrinshowed a lesion at the base of the tailbone where the marrow appears to be dying. He is being set up for a bone scan in the coming days. He is 65, high blood pressure and was for a time on blood thinners. Is there a chance this isn t cancer?
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Your father who is 65 years old has got pain in tail bone and sciatica.His MRI has revealed a lesion in the tail bone and has advised Bone Scan .This is mandatory to know whether he has bone lesions any where in pelvic bones which is termed as secondaries in the bone These secondaries are sometimes presetting symptoms rather than a primary pathology from some other organ which is dormant and asymptomaticSo please do not worry it is important to find out the site of a Primary lesion. .
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