E Hoitsma

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abnormal warm and cold sensation thresholds suggestive of small-fibre neuropathy in sarcoidosis
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:2326-33. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Small fiber neuropathy: a common and important clinical disorder
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 227:119-30. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis: a clinical dilemma
    Elske Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, Sarcoidosis Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 3:397-407. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Small fibre neuropathy in sarcoidosis
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet 359:2085-6. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of pain in a Dutch sarcoidosis patient population
    Elske Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, Sarcoidosis Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 20:33-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances associated with periodic leg movements in chronic sarcoidosis
    Johan Verbraecken
    Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 21:137-46. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of small fiber neuropathy with cardiac sympathetic dysfunction in sarcoidosis
    Elske Hoitsma
    Dept of Neurology, Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:43-50. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of HLA DQB1 0602 in sarcoidosis patients with small fiber neuropathy
    Christina E M Voorter
    Tissue Typing Laboratory, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:129-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvement of small fiber neuropathy in a sarcoidosis patient after treatment with infliximab
    Elske Hoitsma
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 23:73-7. 2006

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Abnormal warm and cold sensation thresholds suggestive of small-fibre neuropathy in sarcoidosis
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:2326-33. 2003
    ..Recently we observed symptoms suggestive of small-fibre neuropathy in a group of sarcoidosis patients. The aim of the present study was to verify this observation using various electrophysiological tests...
  2. ncbi request reprint Small fiber neuropathy: a common and important clinical disorder
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 227:119-30. 2004
    ..Unless an underlying disease is identified, treatment is usually symptomatic and directed towards alleviation of neuropathic pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis: a clinical dilemma
    Elske Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, Sarcoidosis Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 3:397-407. 2004
    ..The value of new drugs such as anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha will be assessed. In this review we describe the clinical manifestations of neurosarcoidosis, diagnostic dilemmas and considerations, and therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Small fibre neuropathy in sarcoidosis
    E Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
    Lancet 359:2085-6. 2002
    ..All seven patients had reduced IENFD compared with controls, which confirmed the presence of small fibre neuropathy in these patients. Some patients with sarcoidosis may have small fibre neuropathy with autonomic involvement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of pain in a Dutch sarcoidosis patient population
    Elske Hoitsma
    Department of Neurology, Sarcoidosis Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 20:33-9. 2003
    ..Although pain is prevalent in sarcoidosis, this has never been studied systematically. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence and impact of pain in sarcoidosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances associated with periodic leg movements in chronic sarcoidosis
    Johan Verbraecken
    Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 21:137-46. 2004
    ..Moreover, sheet intolerance and painful legs are frequently reported in sarcoidosis patients. These symptoms might interfere with sleep quality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of small fiber neuropathy with cardiac sympathetic dysfunction in sarcoidosis
    Elske Hoitsma
    Dept of Neurology, Management Center, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:43-50. 2005
    ..It was hypothesised that SFN might be related to cardiac sympathetic denervation in sarcoidosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of HLA DQB1 0602 in sarcoidosis patients with small fiber neuropathy
    Christina E M Voorter
    Tissue Typing Laboratory, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:129-32. 2005
    ..Sarcoidosis has been reported to be associated with the HLA genes, in particular DQB1...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvement of small fiber neuropathy in a sarcoidosis patient after treatment with infliximab
    Elske Hoitsma
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 23:73-7. 2006
    ..First, it shows that SFN seems not an irreversible disorder, even in severe cases. Second, TNF-alpha may be a crucial cytokine in the pathogenesis of SFN in sarcoidosis and eventually also in other immune mediated inflammatory diseases...