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Epidemic Pleurodynia

Bornholm Disease


Presentation

  • From the clinical presentation 53 patients were placed into two categories "typical Bornholm disease" and "atypical Bornholm disease".[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Footnotes 1 A summary of the results described in this communication was presented before the Society for Pediatric Research at French Liek, Indiana, May 8, 1950. 2 Aided by a grant from the National Foundtion for Infantile Paralysis, Inc.[jimmunol.org]
  • Presentation Pain in the lower chest/upper abdomen: [ 1 ] Can be sudden in onset; may have spasmodic pain. Typically, it is a pleuritic-type pain exacerbated by deep breathing or movement; it can be severe enough to cause dyspnoea.[patient.info]
  • The clinical features of each of the three major entities encountered are presented. Viral studies point to Coxsackie B 5 virus as the common etiologic agent in the various disease entities encountered in this outbreak.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]
Fever
  • The disease features fever and intense abdominal and chest pains with headache. The chest pain is typically worsened by breathing or coughing.[medicine_en_ru.academic.ru]
  • Characteristics include sudden, violent pain in the chest; fever; and a tendency to recurrence on the third day. Called also Bornholm disease. Copyright 2007. An Elsevier publication. All rights reserved.[web.archive.org]
  • Fever and characteristic abdominal or chest pain appear to be constant features of Bornholm disease. Positive faecal virus isolation are significantly high in the "typical Bornholm disease" group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Sometimes, the pain and fever return after a day or two. On rare occasions, there are several recurrences of pain and fever over a period of three weeks or more.[findmeacure.com]
  • Myalgia epidemic (synonym: bornholmsgat disease, epidemic pleurodynia) - an acute infectious disease that primarily affects the muscular system, accompanied spasticskie pains in the abdomen, fever.[medicalency.com]
Malaise
  • The infection has_symptom severe chest pain, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom pleuritis, and has_symptom headache. ( Human Disease Ontology, DOID_10882 ) Similar Terms Downloads & Tools Genes 2 genes co-occuring with the disease epidemic[amp.pharm.mssm.edu]
  • Symptoms: The first symptoms are flu-like:General malaise. High fever. Headache. However, there may soon belong to worse symptoms, which comes in the attack. These are: Cough. Strong, stinging pain around the chest - usually only on one side.[medigoo.com]
  • There is sudden onset of severe, frequently intermittent, often pleuritic pain in the epigastrium or lower anterior chest, with fever and often headache, sore throat, and malaise. The involved truncal muscles may become swollen and tender.[forum.slowtwitch.com]
  • An epidemic disease caused by a coxsackievirus, characterized by paroxysmal pain in the lower chest and accompanied by fever, headache, and malaise. pleurodynia [ploo͡r′ōdin′ē·ə] Etymology: Gk, pleura odyne, pain acute inflammation of the intercostal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Associated symptoms related to the viral infection may include the following: Upper respiratory tract symptoms, including sore throat, rhinitis, and dry cough Constitutional symptoms, including headaches (50%), fever, and malaise GI symptoms, including[emedicine.medscape.com]
Localized Pain
  • Epidemic pleurodynia was defined as an acute illness characterized by sharp localized pain over the chest or upper abdomen. Patients with known heart diseases or pulmonary consolidations were excluded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Turkish
  • Look up "epidemic pleurodynia" at Merriam-Webster Look up "epidemic pleurodynia" at dictionary.com In other languages: Spanish French Italian Portuguese Romanian German Dutch Swedish Russian Polish Czech Greek Turkish Chinese Japanese Korean Arabic Advertisements[wordreference.com]
Pleuritic Pain
  • Diagnosis may be obvious in a child who has unexplained severe pleuritic pain during an epidemic. However, symptoms may be hard to distinguish from other causes of pain.[forum.slowtwitch.com]
  • Pleuritic pain in the chest. 2. Paroxysmal pain and soreness of the muscles between the ribs. 3.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • The chest pain usually feels worse with deep breathing, called pleuritic pain. It can be a severe, stabbing pain or it can be a milder cramping in the side.[2minutemedicine.com]
Chest Wall Tenderness
  • Four (14%) of the 28 patients presented chest wall tenderness and only one (6%) of the 18 patients tested had an elevated creatinine kinase level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • wall tenderness in the same area of pain (25%), and pleural friction rub (25%) Other potential signs associated with the coxsackievirus B infection - Otitis (25%) and dermatitis (30%) Causes The classic etiologic agent for pleurodynia is coxsackievirus[emedicine.medscape.com]
Pleural Disorder
  • Pleural Disorders Your pleura is a large, thin sheet of tissue that wraps around the outside of your lungs and lines the inside of your chest cavity. Between the layers of the pleura is a very thin space.[icdlist.com]
Abdominal Pain
  • Infection causes severe pleuritic chest or abdominal pain. Epidemic pleurodynia may occur at any age but is most common among children.[merckmanuals.com]
  • Other causes of upper abdominal pain or subcostal pain, including: Peptic ulcer. Cholecystitis, gallstones or hepatitis. Subphrenic abscess. Painful splenomegaly - eg, with glandular fever or splenic injury.[patient.info]
  • pain. ( 13147708 ) EKMAN C.A. 1953 12 EPIDEMIC pleurodynia. ( 12992268 ) 1952 13 An outbreak of epidemic pleurodynia, with special reference to the laboratory diagnosis of Coxsackie virus infections. ( 14894727 ) LAZARUS A.S....Galbraith J.E. 1952 14[malacards.org]
  • Abdominal pain. Diagnosis: The differential diagnosis includes pneumonia, pulmonary infarct, myocardial ischemia, herpes zoster, and Tietze's syndrome.Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and will examine you.[medigoo.com]
  • Infection produces severe pleuritic chest or abdominal pain. Epidemic pleurodynia may occur at any age but is most common in children.[forum.slowtwitch.com]
Hematochezia
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis Case 4-2019: An 18-Year-Old Man with Abdominal Pain and Hematochezia Bridging the Gap Challenge Yourself[nejm.org]
Chest Pain
  • The disease features fever and intense abdominal and chest pains with headache. The chest pain is typically worsened by breathing or coughing.[medicine_en_ru.academic.ru]
  • Fever and characteristic abdominal or chest pain appear to be constant features of Bornholm disease. Positive faecal virus isolation are significantly high in the "typical Bornholm disease" group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • When to get medical help If you have chest pain, it's important to get it checked out, particularly if it's severe and comes on suddenly. Get more advice about chest pain and when to get medical help.[nhs.uk]
  • The infection has_symptom severe chest pain, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom pleuritis, and has_symptom headache. ( Human Disease Ontology, DOID_10882 ) Similar Terms Downloads & Tools Genes 2 genes co-occuring with the disease epidemic[amp.pharm.mssm.edu]
  • Unusual cause of chest pain, Bornholm disease, a forgotten entity; case report and review of literature . Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, Vol. 25, Issue. , p. 270. CrossRef Google Scholar Nikonov, O. S. Chernykh, E. S. Garber, M.[doi.org]
Back Pain
  • pain aggravated by deep breathing and movement, and a tendency to recur at intervals of a few days.[britannica.com]
Suggestibility
  • Suggestions See the help to know how search results can be improved Ask in our forum Send us email Definitions and Meaning of epidemic pleurodynia in English noun an acute infectious disease occurring in epidemic form and featuring paroxysms of pain ([shabdkosh.com]
  • Symbols Support WR Privacy Policy Forums Suggestions epidemic pleurodynia Pathology pleurodynia (def. 2). ' epidemic pleurodynia ' also found in these entries: coxsackievirus - pleurodynia Forum discussions with the word(s) "epidemic pleurodynia" in the[wordreference.com]
  • Prognosis and complications In general, the literature suggests that many or most cases are uncomplicated.[patient.info]
  • The clinical features and radiological findings suggest that CB3-associated epidemic pleurodynia might be a disease of the pleura and occasionally spreads to nearby tissues, resulting in chest wall myositis, pulmonary infiltrates and myopericarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • suggestions for likely typos. Words found even if entered in conjugated or plural forms. All searches Talking dictionary. Chinese and English on most current browsers. Short phrases are parsed and the individual words translated.[yellowbridge.com]
Headache
  • The disease features fever and intense abdominal and chest pains with headache. The chest pain is typically worsened by breathing or coughing.[medicine_en_ru.academic.ru]
  • Symptoms may include fever and headache, but the distinguishing characteristic of this disease is attacks of severe pain in the lower chest, often on one side.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Medical Definition of epidemic pleurodynia : an acute epidemic form of pleurisy characterized by sudden onset with fever, headache, and acute diaphragmatic pain and caused by various Coxsackieviruses (especially serotypes of species Human enterovirus[merriam-webster.com]
  • The infection has_symptom severe chest pain, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom pleuritis, and has_symptom headache. ( Human Disease Ontology, DOID_10882 ) Similar Terms Downloads & Tools Genes 2 genes co-occuring with the disease epidemic[amp.pharm.mssm.edu]
  • […] incubation period of 2-14 days Clinical-manifestations sudden onset of sharp epigastric rib pain accentuated by movement splinting during attacks duration of symptoms: several days to weeks upper respiratory tract symptoms mild pharyngitis rhinitis dry cough headache[anvita.info]

Treatment

  • Bornholm disease treatment In most cases, once the diagnosis has been made and other conditions ruled out, the only treatment needed is pain relief.[patient.co.uk]
  • Treatment: No specific antiviral agent is available for therapy of enterovirus infections.[medigoo.com]
  • Koksaki's virus is an etiological agent of a pleurodynia Treatment of the Epidemic pleurodynia: Treatment — symptomatic (analgetics, sedative, if necessary — the drugs stimulating cardiovascular activity). Complications.[en.medicalmed.de]

Prognosis

  • The prognosis is favorable. Prevention: sanitary-hygienic measures is the prevention of pollution by sewage, observance of rules of personal hygiene. Children in quarantine for 21 days.[medicalency.com]
  • Prognosis and complications In general, the literature suggests that many or most cases are uncomplicated.[patient.info]
  • […] is typical with this virus family, it is shed in large amounts in the feces of infected persons. [7] The disease can be spread by sharing drink containers, [8] and has been contracted by laboratory personnel working with the virus. [4] Treatment and prognosis[ipfs.io]
  • Prognosis Almost all generally healthy individuals recover completely from pleurodynia.[health.am]
  • Prognosis : Almost all generally healthy individuals recover completely from pleurodynia. However, about 5% of people develop acute viral meningitis as a complication of the coxsackievirus infection, and about 5% of adult males develop orchitis.[findmeacure.com]

Etiology

  • […] of epidemic pleurodynia: a study of two viruses isolated from a typical outbreak. ( 14774516 ) WELLER T.H....FINN J.J. 1950 19 Epidemic pleurodynia; clinical and etiologic studies based on 114 cases. ( 18112394 ) FINN J.J....MORGAN H.R. 1949[malacards.org]
  • Viral studies point to Coxsackie B 5 virus as the common etiologic agent in the various disease entities encountered in this outbreak. It seems likely that the Coxsackie B viruses may be important etiologic agents in acute benign pericarditis.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]
  • These findings indicate that these viruses are of human origin and played an etiologic role in the epidemic.[jimmunol.org]
  • Although a virus etiology was postulated by many observers, attempts to isolate an infectious agent of likely etiologic significance were unsuccessful until recently.In 1949 Curnen, Shaw and Melnick, 5 reporting the occurrence of the Connecticut 5 Coxsackie[nejm.org]
  • Coxsackie virus type A 4 recovered from the throat of one patient was for several reasons considered to be without etiological significance for the epidemic in general.[link.springer.com]

Epidemiology

  • ‡Medical director and chief, Section on Epidemiology, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Microbiological Institute.[nejm.org]
  • Epidemiological observations Summary An epidemic comprising 85 cases with varying symptoms but in obvious epidemiological connection is described.[link.springer.com]
  • Tesini, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Associate Hospital Epidemiology, Strong Memorial Hospital and Golisano Children's Hospital, University[merckmanuals.com]
  • See Also: Epicurus epicuticle epicycle epicyclic train epicycloid epicycloidal gear Epidaurus epideictic epidemic epidemic encephalitis epidemic pleurodynia epidemiology epidendrum epidermis epidiascope epididymis epidiorite epidote epidural epidural[wordreference.com]
  • From Etiology acute infection with Coxsackie B virus other nonpolio enteroviruses , including echoviruses type 6 & 19 coxsackievirus A Epidemiology most commonly in children 15 years 50% 5 years 30% 1 year more common in males Pathology incubation period[anvita.info]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Pathophysiology Coxsackieviruses are transmitted primarily via the fecal-oral route and respiratory aerosols, although transmission via fomites is possible. The viruses initially replicate in the upper respiratory tract and the distal small bowel.[emedicine.com]
  • Pathophysiology The striated muscle is the actual anatomic structure targeted by the coxsackievirus B and is responsible for the attacks of severe chest pain.[emedicine.medscape.com]

Prevention

  • Babies may need preventative treatment (immunoglobulin) to help prevent complications. What is Bornholm disease? Bornholm disease is caused by an infection with a virus. This causes pain in the chest or tummy (abdomen), with flu-like symptoms.[patient.co.uk]
  • Prevention: sanitary-hygienic measures is the prevention of pollution by sewage, observance of rules of personal hygiene. Children in quarantine for 21 days.[medicalency.com]
  • The best way to prevent infection is to wash hands thoroughly, especially before meals or after changing a diaper changing or using the bathroom. There is no vaccine to prevent pleurodynia.[health.am]

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