We report the case of a patient who died with severe prolonged pancytopenia beginning during the third week of ... course of albendazole ... Two weeks later, the patient presented in septic shock with severe pancytopenia. ... The patient was initially resuscitated, but died after 10 days with no marrow recovery. Autopsy was consistent with albendazole-induced pancytopenia. This is the third human case of pancytopenia ... The severity and duration of albendazole-induced pancytopenia in this case was likely related to the underlying liver disease.
Note: Liver disease is common in those with parasitic problems.