Dapsone-induced peripheral neuropathy. Case report and review.


A severe motor and a minor sensory neuropathy developed in a man being treated with dapsone (4,4'-diaminodiphenylsulfone) for dermatitis herpetiformis. He had received dapsone for 16 years before any signs of neurotoxicity became evident. Electrodiagnostic and clinical features were consistent with an axonal neuropathy. Clinical characteristics of dapsone… (More)


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@article{Waldinger1984DapsoneinducedPN, title={Dapsone-induced peripheral neuropathy. Case report and review.}, author={T P Waldinger and Ronald J Siegle and Werner Weber and John J . Voorhees}, journal={Archives of dermatology}, year={1984}, volume={120 3}, pages={356-9} }