Comparisons of Akathisia and Restless Legs Syndrome: An Electrophysiologic Study


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Turk B. G. , Gunduz A. , Metin S., Metin B. , Karadeniz D. , Kiziltan M. E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, vol.24, no.4, pp.308-312, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tnd.92679
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-312
  • Keywords: Akathisia, restless legs syndrome, brainstem reflexes, blink reflex, auditory startle reflex, AUDITORY STARTLE RESPONSE, REFLEX, EXCITABILITY, MODULATION, MOVEMENTS

Abstract

Objective: There are clinical similarities between akathisia and restless legs syndrome (RLS). Thus, we aimed to investigate the functional changes of the brainstem and its rostral connections in akathisia in comparison with RLS.