Periodic limb movements during sleep and restless legs syndrome in patients with ASIA A spinal cord injury

@article{Telles2011PeriodicLM,
  title={Periodic limb movements during sleep and restless legs syndrome in patients with ASIA A spinal cord injury},
  author={Susana C.L. Telles and Rosana S Cardoso Alves and Gerson Chadi},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={303},
  pages={119-123}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the occurrence of Periodic Leg Movements (PLM) and Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) subjects. METHODS In this study, twenty four patients were submitted to a full night polysomnography and were assessed with Epworth Sleepiness Scale and an adapted form of International Restless Legs Syndrome Scale Rating Scale (IRLS Rating Scale). Control Group (CG) was composed of 16 subjects, 50% of each sex, age: 24.38±4 years old. Spinal Cord Injury Group… CONTINUE READING

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