Restless legs syndrome
The sensory symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are paresthesias and dysesthesias in the calves and legs. Diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of RLS include (1) an urge to move the legs usually accompanied or caused by uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations in the legs; (2) the urge to move or unpleasant sensations that begin or worsen during periods of rest or inactivity, such as lying or sitting; (3) the urge to move or unpleasant sensations that are partially or totally relieved by movement, such as walking or stretching, at least as long as the activity continues; and (4) the urge to move or unpleasant sensations that are worse in the evening or night than during the day or only occur in the evening or night.
Apr. 25, 2020