Comparison of motor pattern of periodic limb movements in patients with restless legs syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome


GÜLTEKİN M., İSMAİLOĞULLARI S., Aksu M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.6, pp.1067-1072, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1307-136
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1067-1072

Abstract

Background/aim: Periodic limb movements (PLMs) are repetitive and stereotypical movements of the lower extremities that occur during sleep. The purpose of this study was to analyze the leg muscle activity patterns in PLMs seen in restless legs syndrome (RLS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).