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Review Article

Sarcoidosis and Pain Caused by Small-Fiber Neuropathy

Table 1

Symptoms of small fiber neuropathy.

Sensory symptomsPain*
Sheet intolerance
Restless legs syndrome**
Symptoms of autonomic dysfunctionHypo- or hyperhidrosis
Diarrhoea or constipation
Urinary incontinence or -retention
Sicca syndrome
Blurry vision
Facial flushes
Orthostatic intolerance
Sexual dysfunction

*Pain in small fiber neuropathy is often burning, tingling, shooting, or prickling in character.
**Restless legs syndrome is a disorder characterized by disagreeable leg sensations that usually occur prior to sleep onset and that cause an almost irresistible urge to move.