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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Pleurodynia is caused by the Coxsackie virus, named after the American village in which it was first discovered.
HEV infections may be unapparent or related to different disorders, including encephalitis, pleurodynia, myocarditis, conjunctivitis, or systemic infections in neonates.