Successful Treatment of Capillaria Hepatica Infection in an Acutely Ill Adult

Virgilio G. PereiraDepartment of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Caixa Postal 8091, São Paulo, Brazil

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Luiz C. Mattosinho FrancaDepartment of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Caixa Postal 8091, São Paulo, Brazil

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A man with massive Capillaria hepatica infection survived after treatment with prednisone, disophenol, and pyrantel tartrate. He remained well during an 8-year follow-up.

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