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A case report of fatal dapsone-induced agranulocytosis in an Indian mid-borderline leprosy patient

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.

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Ramesh M. Bhat, K. Radhakrishnan;
A case report of fatal dapsone-induced agranulocytosis in an Indian mid-borderline leprosy patient; Leprosy Review; 2003; 74; 2; 167-170; DOI: 10.47276/lr.74.2.167
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