Poststroke restless legs syndrome and lesion location: anatomical considerations.

  title={Poststroke restless legs syndrome and lesion location: anatomical considerations.},
  author={Seung-Jae Lee and Joong Seok Kim and In-Uk Song and Jae-Young An and Yeong-In Kim and Kwangsoo Lee},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={24 1},
Several case studies have reported on restless legs syndrome (RLS) associated with stroke. In this study, we investigated the prevalence and the lesion topography of poststroke RLS. There were 137 patients with ischemic stroke included in this study. The diagnosis of RLS was made 1 month after the index stroke using the criteria established by the International RLS Study Group. All patients enrolled underwent magnetic resonance imaging within 7 days of the onset of the stroke. The prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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