Dapsone therapy for children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.


Dapsone has been shown to be effective in treating adults with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). This retrospective review describes the authors' experience using dapsone in children with refractory, symptomatic ITP. Seven children were treated with dapsone. Dapsone was discontinued in two patients because of methemoglobinemia. In the remaining five… (More)


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@article{Meeker2003DapsoneTF, title={Dapsone therapy for children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.}, author={Nathan D. Meeker and Robert E Goldsby and Kelly R Terrill and Kevin S Delaney and William Birdsall Slayton}, journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology}, year={2003}, volume={25 2}, pages={173-5} }