Restless legs syndrome as the presenting symptom of multiple myeloma

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-385
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Restless Legs Syndrome
Hematologic Neoplasms
Plasma Cells
Multiple Myeloma
Immunoglobulins
Bone Marrow
Urine

Keywords

  • Iron deficiency
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Periodic leg movements during sleep
  • Pruritus
  • Secondary restless legs syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Neurology

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