Volume 81, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


We report a patient with bone hydatid disease that was refractory to both long-term daily treatment with albendazole, combined with cimetidine or administered as monotherapy (~15 years) and a relatively short course of nitazoxanide combined with albendazole (3 months). Despite continuous daily medical treatment, bone invasion and destruction proceeded. His pain and disability progressively increased.


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  • Received : 07 Apr 2009
  • Accepted : 02 Jun 2009
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