Dermal sinus complicated by intramedullar abscess of spinal cord (case report)


  • E. Khalikulov Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • О. Usmanhanov Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • R. Bekov Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Ukraine



dermal sinus, intramedullar abscess of spinal cord, surgical treatment


Intramedullar abscess of spinal cord in children is a serious and dangerous complication of dermal sinus. Modern points of view, considering neurosurgical, including diagnostics and surgical tactics were given. Complex of procedures been used let us to prevent purulent process generalization, however functional result was not satisfactory.

Author Biographies

E. Khalikulov, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent

Neurosurgery Department,

О. Usmanhanov, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent

Neurosurgery Department

R. Bekov, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent

Neurosurgery Department


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How to Cite

Khalikulov, E., Usmanhanov О., & Bekov, R. (2012). Dermal sinus complicated by intramedullar abscess of spinal cord (case report). Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal, (4), 50–53.



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