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Restless legs syndrome and peripheral neuropathy
  1. F Gemignani,
  2. A Marbini
  1. Institute of Neurology, University of Parma, via del Quartiere 4, I-43100 Parma, Italy
  1. Correspondence to;
 Dr F Gemignani;

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The Editorial by Chaudhuri et al1 opportunely reviews various aspects of restless legs syndrome (RLS), but it is disappointing that RLS associated with peripheral neuropathies is poorly treated. A few types of peripheral neuropathy associated with RLS are mentioned in table 1 (sensory neuropathy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2), but are not discussed or referenced.2,3 The occurrence of RLS in association with peripheral neuropathy may be more frequent than usually thought. Rutkove et al4 reported a 5.2% prevalence of RLS in miscellaneous peripheral neuropathies, but we found RLS in …

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