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Case Report
4 (
1
); 78-80
doi:
10.4103/0976-3147.105625

Restlessness in right upper limb as sole presentation of restless legs syndrome

Departments of Psychiatry, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Ram Nagar, Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Departments of Sleep Clinic, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Ram Nagar, Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Departments of Neurology Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Ram Nagar, Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Address for correspondence: Dr. Ravi Gupta Department of Psychiatry and Sleep Clinic, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences Swami Ram Nagar, Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand India sleepdoc.ravi@gmail.com
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Abstract

ABSTRACT

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) rarely affects the upper limb during the initial course of disease. We present a patient who complained of symptoms suggesting RLS in the right upper limb as the sole manifestation of illness. Bilateral cervical ribs and depression were co‑incidental findings. Patient responded well to dopaminergic therapy.

Keywords

Cervical ribs
depression
restless leg syndrome

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