I. Nocturnal Myoclonus (periodic leg movements)
A. Abrupt contractions of leg muscles
C. Results in frequent arousals and daytime somnolence
D. Standard treatments include L-DOPA and benzodiazepines.
II. Restless Legs Syndrome
A. Painful or uncomfortable sensations in calves when sitting or lying down.
C. Massage, benzodiazepines, propranolol, opioids or carbamazepine can be helpful.
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