Indian Dermatology Online Journal

: 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 88--90

An unusual case of dapsone syndrome

Mary Grace 
 Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Thrissur, India

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Mary Grace
Government Medical College, Thrissur

Dapsone, a potent antiparasitic and anti-inflammatory compound, is mainly used in the treatment of leprosy and a variety of blistering skin diseases. It may cause a severe adverse drug reaction with multiorgan involvement known as dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome. We report an unusual case of dapsone hypersensitivity, manifesting as bone marrow suppression and peripheral pancytopenia in addition to fever, rash, and hepatosplenomegaly.

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Grace M. An unusual case of dapsone syndrome.Indian Dermatol Online J 2011;2:88-90

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Grace M. An unusual case of dapsone syndrome. Indian Dermatol Online J [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Nov 14 ];2:88-90
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