Acta Medica Iranica 2002. 40(2):104-105.

Albendazole and alveolar disease: A case report
Daneshjou Kh, Haghshenas Z


Hydatidsis is a zoonosis transmitted by domestic and wild animals. Two distinct clinical presentations are as followes: unilocular of cystic hydatid disease and the more malignant form, called alveolar hydatid disease.This case report presents a patient who complained of chest pain and hemoptysis and his lung CT scan suggested solid tumor. He was found to have alveolar diseae which responded to albendazole medical therapy


Alveolar hydatid disease, Medical therapy, Albendazole,

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