Definition of Diaphragmatic pleurisy
1. Noun. An acute infectious disease occurring in epidemic form and featuring paroxysms of pain (usually in the chest).
Generic synonyms: Epidemic Disease
Medical Definition of Diaphragmatic pleurisy
1. 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, devil's grip, diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic benign dry pleurisy, epidemic diaphragmatic pleurisy, epidemic myalgia, epidemic myositis, myositis epidemica acuta, epidemic transient diaphragmatic spasm, Sylvest's disease. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Diaphragmatic pleurisy
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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"Violent pain when a bolus of food passes the oesophagus at its passage through the diaphragm is a symptom sometimes met with in diaphragmatic pleurisy. ..."
2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"diaphragmatic pleurisy.—The inflammation may be limited partly or chiefly to the diaphragmatic surface. This is often a dry pleurisy, but there may be ..."
3. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"diaphragmatic pleurisy.—Such a primary pleurisy may be acute or chronic, ... Signs and Symptoms of diaphragmatic pleurisy.—The physical signs ! may be ..."
4. Diseases of the chest and the principles of physical diagnosis by George William Norris, Henry Robert Murray Landis, Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1920)
"diaphragmatic pleurisy.—This form of pleurisy is deserving of special mention ... The referred pain of diaphragmatic pleurisy is due to involvement of the ..."