Ekbom syndrome

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Related to Ekbom syndrome: Couvade Syndrome, Cotard Syndrome, Ekbom Disease
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Noun1.Ekbom syndrome - feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Dr Miriam says: Some doctors don't believe in Ekbom syndrome, restless legs, which causes a burning sensation in the legs and feet that may be relieved by moving them, sometimes continuously.
In some places Ekbom syndrome is still used, but it was the Swedish doctor himself who coined restless legs syndrome in 1945, and that stuck.