Small fiber function in drug naïve patients with idiopathic restless legs syndrome.

To assess whether idiopathic restless legs syndrome (RLS) is associated with small fiber abnormalities, we evaluated somatic and autonomic small fiber function in 56 patients with idiopathic RLS and 36 age-matched and sex-matched healthy controls using quantitative sensory testing and quantitative sudomotor axon reflex tests. The warm detection thresholds… (More)