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J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Apr 15;9(4):383-5. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.2596.

Restless legs syndrome as the presenting symptom of multiple myeloma.

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Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I.C., Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Via C. Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy. aricodebora@hotmail.com

Abstract

We report a patient affected by restless legs syndrome as the presenting symptom of multiple myeloma, a hematologic malignancy characterized by clonal proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow and monoclonal immunoglobulin in the blood and/or urine.

KEYWORDS:

Secondary restless legs syndrome; iron deficiency; multiple myeloma; periodic leg movements during sleep; pruritus

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23585755
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PMC3601318
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10.5664/jcsm.2596
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