Chapter 29. The Restless Legs Syndrome

  1. Mark Hallett3 and
  2. Werner Poewe4
  1. Richard P. Allen1 and
  2. Birgit Högl2

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch29

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Allen, R. P. and Högl, B. (2008) The Restless Legs Syndrome, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    Neurology and Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • restless legs;
  • diagnosis;
  • clinical presentation;
  • evaluation;
  • pathophysiology;
  • genetics;
  • management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: History

  • Diagnosis, Clinical Presentation and Evaluation

  • Prevalence

  • Pathophysiology

  • Genetics

  • Management

  • References