Unilateral painful legs and moving toes syndrome with moving fingers—evidence for distinct oscillators


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This case report presents a patient with painful legs and moving toes on the right side followed by the development of involuntary movements in his right hand. The frequencies of the semirhythmic muscle activities in both extremities were different. This finding excludes one central pacemaker for both and supports the notion that separate oscillators in the segmental interneuron pool of different spinal areas may drive the individual movements in this case.