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Periodic limb movements get their gene

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 23 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:368

A genome wide association study with two replication studies in populations from Iceland and the United States found a genetic sequence variant which is associated with periodic limb movements—a disorder in which recurrent dorsiflexion of the foot and lower leg during sleep occurs. The …

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