Epidemic-pleurodynia



noun, Pathology.
1.
(def 2).
[ploo r-uh-din-ee-uh] /ˌplʊər əˈdɪn i ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
pain in the chest or side.
2.
Also called epidemic pleurodynia, devil’s grip. an epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by sudden chest pain, mild fever, and recurrence on the third day of these symptoms.
/ˌplʊərəʊˈdaɪnɪə/
noun
1.
pain in the muscles between the ribs

epidemic pleurodynia n.
An epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by paroxysmal pain in the lower chest and accompanied by fever, headache, and malaise. Also called Bornholm disease, devil’s grip, diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic myalgia, epidemic myositis.

pleurodynia pleu·ro·dyn·i·a (plur’ə-dĭn’ē-ə)
n.

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