Medical Dictionary: Ekbom's syndrome


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Ekbom's syndrome: Another name for Restless Legs Syndrome.
Ekbom's syndrome (condition): Leg discomfort causing urgent need to move the legs.

Ekbom's syndrome: Restless legs syndrome is a sensori-motor (movement) disorder characterized by uncomfortable sensations in the legs, which are worse during periods of inactivity or rest or while sitting or lying down. There is often a positive family history of the disorder. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Restless Legs Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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