| CASE REPORT
|Year : 1989 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 123--125
Dapsone Induced Methaemoglobinemia
DA Satish, NR Nagabhushana, TK Sumathy, L Padmavathy
A 33 old I female developed methaemoglobinemia manifesting as cyanosis fatigue, malaise and headache 3 weeks after being put on l00 mg of dapsone daily for borderline - tuberculoid leprosy. Similar manifestations develope4 in a 15 year old boy 9 days after he, was put on 50 mg of dapsone daily for suspected indeterminate leprosy. withdrawal of dapsone resulted in reversal of methaemoglobinemia.
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