Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of restless legs syndrome (RLS)?

Updated: Feb 22, 2017
  • Author: Ali M Bozorg, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Answer

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of restless legs syndrome (RLS) include the following:

  • Akathisia

  • Neuropathy

  • Nocturnal leg cramps

  • Painful legs and moving toes

  • Vascular disease

  • Radiculopathy


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