HIV-Related Complications: Dapsone-Induced Methemoglobinemia
November 01, 2005
A 36-year-old woman with a history of HIV disease presented for evaluation of dyspnea of 1 week's duration. She had been taking trimethoprim-sulfa- methoxazole for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis. Because of a presumed skin reaction to this medication, dapsone was recently substituted.