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August 1974

Hematuria Following Thiabendazole

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Camp Lejeune, NC

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(2):295. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630080083025

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To the Editor.—  We would like to report a case of hematuria following the administration of thiabendazole (Mintezol Suspension) since it has not, to our knowledge, been previously reported in the dermatologic literature.A 21-year-old man was first seen on Aug 13, 1973, with a foot eruption of several days' duration. Prior to the onset of the eruption, he had been walking barefoot at the local beach. Examination revealed numerous raised exudative serpiginous tracts on the plantar surfaces of both feet, and a diagnosis of larva cutaneous migrans was made. Treatment

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