Restless legs diagnosis missed in kids

From Australian Doctor, 16 August 2007:
Restless legs syndrome is under-diagnosed in children and could be an underlying cause of behavioural and sleep problems, experts say.
A US survey of more than 10,000 families found 1.9% of children aged 8-11 years and 2% of children aged 12-17 years met the criteria for restless legs syndrome, but only 11% of these patients had been previously diagnosed with the condition. Read more.

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