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, cilt.44, ss.1067-1072, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1307-136
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1067-1072

Özet

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).