volume 20, issue 1, P19-24 1992
DOI: 10.1007/bf01704888
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Abstract: The effect of albendazole and mebendazole was studied in 25 patients with severe, multiple, inoperable echinococcosis. Eleven patients were treated with albendazole 10 mg/kg/day for four courses of 30 days with 15-day drug-free intervals and 14 with mebendazole 50-70 mg/kg/day continuously for between 6 and 24 months. The determination of cyst response was based on the changes in cyst appearance as seen by radiography, ultrasound and computed tomography. Albendazole and mebendazole were found to have favourabl…

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