pleurodynia


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pleurodynia

[‚plu̇r·ə′dī·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Severe paroxysmal pain and tenderness of the intercostal muscles.
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Association of group B Coxsackie viruses with cases of pericarditis, myocarditis, or pleurodynia by demonstration of immunoglobulin m antibody.
Of the 372 index cases, more than half (53%) also had a family member with an NPEV illness, including 51% of the 105 with myalgia/malaise, 20% of the 10 with rash, 57% of the 214 with stomatitis, and 45% of the 11 with pleurodynia.
She had a condition called pleurodynia, an inflammation of the surface covering the lungs, the pleurae.