Influenzavirus B-associated acute benign myalgia cruris: an outbreak report and review of the literature.

@article{Ferrarini2014InfluenzavirusBA,
  title={Influenzavirus B-associated acute benign myalgia cruris: an outbreak report and review of the literature.},
  author={Alessandra Ferrarini and Sebastiano A. G. Lava and Giacomo Domenico Simonetti and Gian Paolo Ramelli and Mario G Bianchetti},
  journal={Neuromuscular disorders : NMD},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={342-6}
}
Acute benign myalgia cruris is characterized by transient bilateral calf pain that leads to difficulty walking. A regional outbreak of influenza virus B-associated myalgia cruris was observed during the seasonal influenza outbreak observed in Switzerland from week 1 to 13 of 2013. We performed a prospective case finding among the Swiss-Italian pediatric emergency units and pediatricians. A review of the literature was also performed. The diagnosis of myalgia cruris was made in 49 Swiss-Italian… CONTINUE READING