Leukopenia Associated with Mebendazole Therapy of Hydatid Disease

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  • Division of Hepatic Diseases, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021

The occurrence of transient leukopenia with relative neutropenia in a patient treated with a short course of high-dose mebendazole therapy for inoperable hydatid disease is reported. The toxicology of mebendazole is reviewed.