restless legs syndrome(redirected from Wittmaack-Ekbom Sequence)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
restless legs syndrome
A neurological disorder characterized by an uncontrollable urge to move the legs, usually as a result of uncomfortable sensations such as tingling or aching. It is usually worse in the evening and night and during periods of inactivity, and it often interferes with sleep. Also called Willis-Ekbom disease.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||restless legs 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