What are the less common causes of secondary restless legs syndrome (RLS)?

Updated: Feb 22, 2017
  • Author: Ali M Bozorg, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Other causes of RLS include the following:

  • Folate or magnesium deficiency

  • Amyloidosis

  • Lumbosacral radiculopathy

  • Lyme disease

  • Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Uremia

  • Vitamin B-12 deficiency

  • Frequent blood donation


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