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Sleep-Related Leg Movement Disorders

Samavedam A. Krishna

Citation Information : Krishna SA. Sleep-Related Leg Movement Disorders. Indian Sleep Med 2006; 1 (1):12-18.

DOI: 10.5005/ijsm-1-1-12

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2006

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2006; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Restless-legs syndrome and periodic leg movements in sleep are sleep-related limb movement disorders that often disrupt nocturnal sleep and cause excessive daytime sleepiness. This article reviews the recent literature regarding epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis and management.


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