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Pediatr Med Chir. 2009 Jul-Aug;31(4):176-8.

[Acute hepatitis as a side effect of albendazole: a pediatric case].

[Article in Italian]

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  • 1U.O. Pediatria II Fondazione Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano.

Abstract

We describe a case of acute hepatitis with jaundice in a patient of seven years of age in oral treatment with albendazole; a mild increase of liver function tests is a well-known side effect after prolonged administration but acute hepatitis has never been described in childhood.

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