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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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In a study by Allen et al 59% of patients treated with co-carbidopa reported Restless leg syndrome associated augmentation effect.
Two hundred twenty-one patients aged 18-75 years who were admitted to the general neurology outpatient clinic of the Istanbul Training and Research Hospital between September 2016 and September 2018 and were diagnosed as having RLS according to the criteria of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group (IRLSSG) were included in the study All patients underwent detailed clinical and neurologic examinations.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a chronic movement disorder, characterized by an urge to move legs usually accompanied by uncomfortable sensations and sleep disorders.
The symptoms were "very severe" according to the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group's restless legs syndrome rating scale (IRLSSGRS score: 34) (7).
Shoaran, "Insomnia and limb pain in hemodialysis patients: what is the share of restless leg syndrome?" Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, vol.
Parathyroidectomy improves restless leg syndrome in patients on hemodialysis.
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in MS patients and RLS relationship with patient age, sex, degree of disability, form of MS, time elapsed from MS diagnosis and use of antidepressants.
Keywords: Disorder, movement, prevalence, restless legs syndrome.
(1.) Allen RP Picchietti D, Hening WA, Trenkwalder C, Walters AS, Montplaisi J; International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological movement disorder that affects a large number of people (1).
Methods: The study was conducted at the Department of Neurology, Ankara Numune Training and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, and comprised patients who presented to the outpatient clinic between January and July 2014 who were diagnosed with restless leg syndrome based on the International RestIess Leg Syndrome Study Group criteria.