|Section of an irregular nodule of the glomus coccygeum. X 85. The section shows the fibrous covering of the nodule, the bloodvessels within it, and the epithelial cells of which it is constituted.|
|Gray's||subject #277 1281|
|Artery||median sacral artery|
The coccygeal glomus (coccygeal gland or body; Luschka’s gland) is placed in front of, or immediately below, the tip of the coccyx.
It is about 2.5 mm. in diameter and is irregularly oval in shape; several smaller nodules are found around or near the main mass.
It consists of irregular masses of round or polyhedral cells, the cells of each mass being grouped around a dilated sinusoidal capillary vessel.
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