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Leg symptoms in outpatient veterans.
West J Med. 1991 Sep; 155(3):256-9.WJ

Abstract

In a survey of outpatients at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center for common leg symptoms--515 questionnaires returned in a 3-week period--56% reported nocturnal leg cramps, 29% reported the restless leg syndrome, and 49% reported symptoms of peripheral neuropathy. Only 33% of patients had no symptoms relating to their legs. Patients often did not report these symptoms to their physician but were more likely to do so if the symptoms were frequent. Conditions especially related to leg symptoms were hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, kidney disease, and hypokalemia. Most patients did not receive effective therapy for these symptoms.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Ambulatory Care Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80220.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

1659038

Citation

Oboler, S K., et al. "Leg Symptoms in Outpatient Veterans." The Western Journal of Medicine, vol. 155, no. 3, 1991, pp. 256-9.
Oboler SK, Prochazka AV, Meyer TJ. Leg symptoms in outpatient veterans. West J Med. 1991;155(3):256-9.
Oboler, S. K., Prochazka, A. V., & Meyer, T. J. (1991). Leg symptoms in outpatient veterans. The Western Journal of Medicine, 155(3), 256-9.
Oboler SK, Prochazka AV, Meyer TJ. Leg Symptoms in Outpatient Veterans. West J Med. 1991;155(3):256-9. PubMed PMID: 1659038.
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