Dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome.

  title={Dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome.},
  author={R Prussick and Neil H Shear},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={35 2 Pt 2},
We describe a 22-year-old woman with cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa in whom dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome (DHS) developed 5 weeks after initiation of dapsone therapy. She had fever and cervical lymphadenopathy, and later a widespread erythematous eruption studded with pustules developed. She also had liver involvement with mixed hepatocellular and… CONTINUE READING