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Restless legs syndrome, painful, with sleep impairment

Restless legs syndrome, painful, with sleep impairment

This woman displays the characteristic movements of restless legs syndrome and describes her complaints and those of her husband. She stresses the pain, sleep impairment, and frustration when confined. Recently her arms have become restless as well. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)

Associated Disorders

  • ALS
  • Alcohol use (lcohol abuse and its neurologic complications)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Antihistamines
  • Antinausea drugs
  • Antipsychotic drugs
  • Arborizing telangiectasia of the lower limbs
  • Asperger syndrome
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism
  • Brainstem strokes
  • Caffeine
  • Cardiovascular events
  • Catatonia
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Cigarettes
  • Coffee
  • Complex stereotypies
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Deprivation stereotypy
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diphenhydramine
  • End-stage renal disease (Renal failure: neurologic complications)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential tremor
  • Familial amyloid polyneuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fluoxetine
  • Gastric disease or surgery
  • Haloperidol
  • Hemodialysis (Renal failure: neurologic complications)
  • Hepatitis C virus (Hepatitis viruses: neurologic complications)
  • Huntington disease
  • Hypersomnolence
  • Iron deficiency
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Isaacs syndrome (Neuromyotonia and myokymia)
  • Kanner syndrome
  • Marburg virus (Viral hemorrhagic fevers: neurologic complications)
  • Metoclopramide
  • Migraine (Migraine: clinical aspects)
  • Multiple sclerosis (Multiple sclerosis: clinical aspects)
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Nerve damage (Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies)
  • Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders
  • Neuropathy (Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies)
  • Nicotine
  • Obesity (Neurologic disorders associated with obesity)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Parkinson disease
  • Periodic limb movements
  • Peripheral neuropathy (Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies)
  • Personality disorder
  • Phenothiazine derivatives
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Polyneuropathy (Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies)
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Pregnancy (Pregnancy: neuromuscular complications)
  • Primary psychiatric stereotypies
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Psychosis
  • Rett syndrome
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: neurologic manifestations
  • SCA3 (Autosomal dominant hereditary ataxias)
  • SSRIs
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sertraline
  • Simple stereotypies
  • Sleep deprivation (Insufficient sleep syndrome)
  • Sleep-related eating disorder
  • Spinal anesthesia (Epidural anesthesia)
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia 3 (Autosomal dominant hereditary ataxias)
  • Startle disease
  • Stiff-person syndrome
  • Tardive stereotypy
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Uremic neuropathy