Bornholm disease

Other Names:
Epidemic pleurodynia
Devil's grip
Epidemic myalgia
Epidemis myosotis
Pain in chest

Bornholm disease or epidemic pleurodynia or epidemic myalgia is a disease caused by the Coxsackie B virus or other viruses.

It is named after the Danish island of Bornholm where an outbreak was one of the first to be described.

Chest pain
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
12.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST