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What is a periodic limb movement disorder?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
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In brief: PLMD RESTLESS LEG

Plmd is repetitive twitchings or kicking usually q 20 -40 sec.
Of lower extremities during sleep which patients are unaware of.In RLS there is acreeping or crawling sensation when reclining, followed by kicking, streching the extremities, so sleep problem follows.

In brief: PLMD RESTLESS LEG

Plmd is repetitive twitchings or kicking usually q 20 -40 sec.
Of lower extremities during sleep which patients are unaware of.In RLS there is acreeping or crawling sensation when reclining, followed by kicking, streching the extremities, so sleep problem follows.
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