epidemic pleurodynia

Type:Term

Definitions
1. an acute infectious disease usually occurring in widespread outbreaks, characterized by paroxysms of pain, usually in the chest, and associated with strains of Coxsackievirus type B.

Synonyms
benign dry pleurisy , Bornholm disease , Daae disease , devil's grippe , diaphragmatic pleurisy , epidemic benign dry pleurisy , epidemic diaphragmatic pleurisy , epidemic myalgia , epidemic myositis , epidemic transient diaphragmatic spasm , Sylvest disease

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