restless legs syndrome(redirected from Wittmaack-Ekbom syndrome)
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restless legs syndrome[‚rest·ləs ′legz ‚sin‚drōm]
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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