Characterization of stroke-related restless legs syndrome

Takeaway

  • Stroke-related restless legs syndrome (sRLS) and idiopathic restless legs syndrome (RLS) share many clinical characteristics, and clinicians should be aware of sRLS characteristics to promote effective management of the condition.

Why this matters

  • sRLS is an emerging condition that has only recently been reported in the literature.

  • Characterization of sRLS, such as that provided in this study, will aid in its diagnosis and effective treatment.