restless legs syndrome

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restless legs syndrome

[‚rest·ləs ′legz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A condition that is characterized by intense disagreeable feelings in the legs at rest and repose with compulsion to move the legs to get relief from these symptoms, peak onset usually occurs during middle age, and the disorder tends to become more severe with age.
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Delusional parasitosis was also seen in one patient with depression.
Besides patients on dialysis, delusional parasitosis may occur secondary to:
Regional cerebral blood flow changes in a patient with delusional parasitosis before and after successful freahment with risperidone: a case report.
The position of delusional parasitosis in psychiatric nosology and classification.
Daniel E, Srinivasan TN: Folie a Famille: delusional parasitosis affecting all the members of a family.
Travel as a trigger for shared delusional parasitosis.
Some medical professionals consider Morgellons to be a manifestation of other medical or psychological conditions, including delusional parasitosis, but experts are divided on the topic.
Also known as delusional parasitosis, psychogenic parasitosis is a psychodermatologic disorder in which patients believe they are infested with parasites.
Most seasoned psychiatrists can draw an easy correlation of "Morgellon's Disease" to delusional parasitosis, a rare, mono-symptomatic persistant psychosis or delusion involving infestation with parasites.
Healy R, Taylor R, Dhoat S, Leschynska E, Bewley Ap Management of patients with delusional parasitosis in a joint dermatology / liaison psychiatry clinic.