Devils grip

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Devils grip --> epidemic pleurodynia

An acute infectious disease usually occurring in epidemic form, characterised by paroxysms of pain, usually in the chest, and associated with strains of enterovirus coxsackievirus type B.

Synonym: benign dry pleurisy, bornholm disease, Daae's disease, devils grip, diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic benign dry pleurisy, epidemic diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic myalgia, epidemic myositis, myositis epidemica acuta, epidemic transient diaphragmatic spasm, Sylvest's disease.