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Medical Term:

dapsone neuropathy

 

Definition: a polyneuropathy that develops in patients taking dapsone (4,4-diaminodiphenylsulfone); unusual features include being a pure motor neuropathy and beginning in the hands, sometimes asymmetrically.

Synonym(s): motor dapsone neuropathy

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