- [Thomas Addison and the adrenal gland]Lisanne C C J Smans
Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Afd Interne Geneeskunde en Endocrinologie, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4788. 2012..Thomas Addison provided the first real contribution to the knowledge of adrenal function after three centuries of non-productive speculation and is one of the founders of modern endocrinology...
- Increased use of antimicrobial agents and hospital admission for infections in patients with primary adrenal insufficiency: a cohort studyLisanne C C J Smans
Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Section Endocrinology, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur J Endocrinol 168:609-14. 2013..Previous studies have suggested that infections are an important cause of death in patients with Addison's disease, but epidemiological studies on the frequency of infections in this population are lacking...
- Partial recovery of adrenal function in a patient with autoimmune Addison's diseaseL C C J Smans
Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Endocrinol Invest 31:672-4. 2008..We describe a patient with primary adrenal insufficiency caused by autoimmune adrenalitis in whom partial remission was observed after 7 yr...
- Does recovery of adrenal function occur in patients with autoimmune Addison's disease?Lisanne C C J Smans
Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:434-7. 2011..We earlier discovered partial recovery in a patient with autoimmune Addison's disease. The aim of this study was to assess the occurrence of adrenocortical recovery in patients with autoimmune adrenalitis...