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.Bornholm disease devil's grip diaphragmatic pleurisy epidemic myalgia epidemic myositis

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