Table 1:  Mebendazole Treatment of Trichinellosis** 

Intestinal Infection

Extra-Intestinal Infection

100 mg b.i.d. for 5 days

100 mg b.i.d. for 10days

**Optimum dosage has not yet been adequately documented


Figure 1.  Hand Swelling, Palmar Erythema and Desquamation in Trichinellosis. 

a. Swelling of distal digits and palmar erythema.

b. Hand swelling, palmar rash and desquamation.