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DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.18590/mjm.2016.vol2.iss3.6

Abstract

Dapsone is a Leprostatic agent routinely used for Malaria, Leprosy and as a prophylaxis for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP), as well as Toxoplasma gondii in immunocompromised patients. Methemoglobinemia is an adverse effect of dapsone which can be life-threatening. Detailed is a case of dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia in a young woman with lupus nephritis treated with chronic immunosuppressant medications.

Conflict(s) of Interest

N/A

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