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    Periodic Limb Movement Disorder Directory

    Periodic limb movement disorder is a condition in which a person's legs and sometimes arms move uncontrollably during sleep -- without having restless legs syndrome. Underlying causes of the condition may be sleep apnea, iron deficiency anemia, a thyroid problem, or infection. A detailed medical examination and polysomnography, a sleep lab test, can help confirm a diagnosis of periodic limb movement disorder. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about periodic limb movement disorder, its causes, symptoms, treatment, and much more.

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