restless legs syndrome

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Synonyms for restless legs syndrome

feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia)

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Other conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, traumatic injuries (8%), delusional parasitosis (4%) and venereophobia (4%) were also seen (Table 1).
Management of patients with delusional parasitosis in a joint dermatology/liaison psychiatry clinic.
Delusional parasitosis (DP), also known as Ekbom's Syndrome, is a psychiatric disorder in which patients maintain a fixed false belief that they are infested with parasites, other organisms, or materials.
Successful treatment of delusional parasitosis with olanzapine.
Successful freabment with pimozide of delusional parasitosis.
Delusional parasitosis mimicking cutaneous infestation in elderly patients.
The pregnant woman, Nadezhda Tolokhinnova, now convicted, has a disturbing look in her pretty eyes, which suggests either drug abuse or a personality disorder: The scene with the cockroaches is perhaps an allusion to the delusional parasitosis that can be brought on by amphetamines.
Patients complaining of crawling sensations in the skin are diagnosed with delusional parasitosis.
Most doctors, including dermatologists and psychiatrists, regard Morgellons as a manifestation of known medical conditions, including delusional parasitosis, where patients hold an imaginary belief that they are infested with parasites.
Trabert W: Shared psychotic disorder in delusional parasitosis.
Morgellons syndrome is considered by most doctors, including dermatologists, to be a form of delusional parasitosis, but Conroy (who earned his medical doctorate from the U.
To the Editor: Delusional parasitosis (DP) (Ekbom syndrome, psychogenic parasitosis, chronic tactile hallucinosis) is a false but unshakable conviction of personal infection by 'bugs' of some sort; that is, ecto- or endoparasites or other pathogens.