Tag Epidemic Myalgia
Bornholm disease pleurodynia 340

Bornholm disease

Acute, transient viral myositis involving intercostal and abdominal muscles associated with Coxsackievirus B. Eponym: Ejner Sylvest (1930)

Ejner Sylvest

Ejner Oluf Sørensen Sylvest (1880-1972) was a Danish physician responsible for recording the 1930 viral (coxsackie B) epidemic - Bornholm disease