British Leprosy Relief Association
A case report of fatal dapsone-induced agranulocytosis in an Indian mid-borderline leprosy patient
aDepartment of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Fr. Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka 575 002, India
Correspondence to: R. M. Bhat (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fatal agranulocytosis in an Indian male receiving 100 mg of dapsone daily, hospitalized for mid-borderline leprosy in type I reaction with triple nerve paralysis is reported. Various case reports concerning dapsone-induced agranulocytosis are reviewed.