Periodic limb movements in sleep


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Periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMS)

Random movements of the arms or legs that occur at regular intervals of time during sleep.
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Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMs) are involuntary periodic movements in the lower extremities (usually the legs) during sleep, affecting up to 85% of patients with RLS.
Involuntary kicking or twitching, known as periodic limb movements in sleep, or PLMS.
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