A. M. DE ANDINO JR., M.D.; JOHN J. MCKEOWN JR., M.D.
Because of the unusual toxic response that a patient exhibited to the intravenous injection of bromsulfalein (phenoltetrabromphthalein sodium sulfonate), and because of the scarcity of reports in the medical literature concerning reactions from this dye, this case report is submitted.
A 50 year old white woman was admitted to the hospital with the chief complaint of anorexia, easy fatigability, generalized weakness and abdominal pain of six weeks' duration. During the three weeks preceding admission this condition had become progressively worse, so that the patient was unable to perform her household duties and had to spend most of her
DE ANDINO AM, MCKEOWN JJ. UNUSUAL TOXIC REACTION TO BROMSULFALEIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:1265–1269. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1265
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1265-1269.
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