II. Epidemiology

  1. Acute viral infection of skeletal muscle
    1. Coxsackie Virus B or Echovirus most common
  2. Sporadic person to person transmission
  3. May occur in epidemics

III. Symptoms

  1. Viral Prodrome
  2. Sudden onset sharp stabbing, catching Chest Pain
  3. Paroxysmal episodes
    1. Lasts 2-10 hours
    2. May recur over a 3 week period
  4. Initial diaphoresis and severe Chest Pain
    1. Difficult to distinguish from Myocardial Infarction

IV. Signs

  1. Fever (over 38 degrees Celsius)
  2. Cutaneous Hyperesthesia over involved muscles
  3. Pleural rub (rare)

V. Diagnosis

  1. Electrocardiogram normal
  2. Chest XRay normal
  3. Viral Cultures positive (throat or stool)

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Ontology: Pleurodynia, Epidemic (C0032238)

Definition (MSHFRE) Maladie virale aiguë, fébrile, survenant généralement de façon épidémique. Elle est habituellement due aux virus coxsackies B, parfois aux virus coxsackies A, aux échovirus ou à d'autres entérovirus.
Definition (MSH) An acute, febrile, infectious disease generally occurring in epidemics. It is usually caused by coxsackieviruses B and sometimes by coxsackieviruses A; echoviruses; or other enteroviruses.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D011000
ICD9 074.1
ICD10 B33.0
SnomedCT 154356006, 83264000
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Swedish Bornholmssjuka
Japanese リュウコウセイキョウマクツウ, ボルンホルムビョウ, 胸膜痛-流行性, Bornholm病, ボルンホルム病, ボーンホルム病, 流行性筋痛, 流行性筋痛症, 流行性筋肉痛, 流行性胸膜痛, 筋痛症-流行性, 筋痛-流行性, 筋肉痛-流行性
Czech pleurodynie epidemická, Bornholmská nemoc, Epidemická pleurodynie
Spanish Epidemic pleurisy, enfermedad de Bornholm, gripe del diablo, mialgia epidémica, miositis epidémica, pleurodinia epidémica (trastorno), pleurodinia epidémica, Pleurodinia epidémica, Enfermedad de Bornholm, Mialgia Epidémica, Pleurodinia Epidémica, Mialgia Epidemica, Pleurodinia Epidemica
Finnish Epideeminen pleurodynia
Russian PLEVRODINIIA EPIDEMICHESKAIA, REVMATIZM EPIDEMICHESKII, MIALGIIA EPIDEMICHESKAIA, MIOZIT EPIDEMICHESKII, BORNKHOL'MSKAIA BOLEZN', PLEVRIT SUKHOI DOBROKACHESTVENNYI, БОРНХОЛЬМСКАЯ БОЛЕЗНЬ, МИАЛГИЯ ЭПИДЕМИЧЕСКАЯ, МИОЗИТ ЭПИДЕМИЧЕСКИЙ, ПЛЕВРИТ СУХОЙ ДОБРОКАЧЕСТВЕННЫЙ, ПЛЕВРОДИНИЯ ЭПИДЕМИЧЕСКАЯ, РЕВМАТИЗМ ЭПИДЕМИЧЕСКИЙ
German Pleurodynia epidemica, epidemische Pleurodynie, Bornholm-Krankheit, Myalgia epidemica, Pleurodynie, epidemische
Italian Mialgia epidemica, Malattia di Bornholm, Pleurodinia epidemica
Korean 유행성 근육통
Polish Choroba bornholmska
Hungarian Bornholm-betegség, pleurodynia epidemica
Dutch Bornholm; aandoening, Dabney; grip, aandoening; Bornholm, devil; grip, epidemisch; myalgie, epidemisch; myositis, epidemisch; pleurodynie, grip; Dabney, grip; devil, myalgie; epidemisch, myositis; epidemisch, pleurodynie; epidemisch, epidemische pleurodynie, Bornholmse ziekte, Epidemische myalgie, Myalgia epidemica
Portuguese Pleurodinia epidémica, Doença de Bornholm, Mialgia Epidêmica, Pleurodinia Epidêmica
French Myalgie épidémique, Maladie de Bornholm, Pleurodynie épidémique