A questionnaire study of 138 patients with restless legs syndrome

@article{Walters1996AQS,
  title={A questionnaire study of 138 patients with restless legs syndrome},
  author={Arthur S. Walters and Kevin Hickey and J S Maltzman and Tracy Verrico and David Joseph and W. Hening and Valerie Wilson and Sudhansu Chokroverty},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={46},
  pages={92 - 95}
}
Article abstract-After verifying the diagnosis of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in 105 patients who are part of a nationwide support group, we undertook a telephone survey of their symptomatology. We then compared the answers with those of 33 of our own RLS patients who had undergone a neurologic examination and had a periodic limb movement in sleep (PLMS) index of >5 (number per hours of sleep). Although RLS has generally been considered to be a condition of middle to older age, the results for… 

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