Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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Crowded tropical area. Flask shaped lesions in the colonic epithelium because it cant pass the muscularis mucosa. Dissentary.
soil. no invasion. live both extra and intra - cellularly.. Rectal prolapse
Blood fluke
Liver fluke. fish. Bile duct fibrosis
Tx for cryptosporidium parvum
Tx pinworm
steroids make it much worse.
Beef tape worm - Taenia .....
Foot long. Soil. GI - circulation - lungs - GI. Small intestine. Intestinal obstruction, cholangitis/pancreatitis.
Pork tape worm - Taenia ......
Lung fluke. hemoptosis. Crab
Filaria. Girls>Men. Mosquito vector. Filaria resides in the lymphatics. Eggs are released nocturnally. Asymptomatic until worm death. After death - Fever, splenomegaly, and chronic
Diffuse cutaneous disease looking all the world like lepromatous leprasy.
tx for whip worm
African sleeping sickness - Tsetse fly
Beavers. 2 Macronuclei. MCC parasitic infection. invade columnar epithelium. Diarrhea, steatorrhea
Tx. hook worm
Elephantitis
Chagas disease. Reduvid bug 1. Chagoma - inflammatory lesion of entry . 2. Acute diseaminated disease (Hard to diagnose). 3. Chronic disease
Mango fly. Migrating swelling lesions. Infects and crosses the sclera. larvae in subcutaneous tissue. Tx is DEC or Ivermectin
Tx of leishmaniasis
poorly cooked meat with encysted larvae. Fairly asymptomatic. Eggs in stool. Proglottid segments and a scolex
Soil. Skin - lungs - gi.MCC of anemia/iron deficiency.
West africa, slow onset of african sleeping disease: Trypanosomiasis brucei .....
tx for strongyloides
Intracellular. Diarrhea from day care, swimming pool
Cutaneous disease producing difiguring scars. self limited
Soil. Skin - lungs - gut. Small intestine. Eosinophila. HTLV-1 coinfection.
Most sever malaira. Double ring. Banana. Lots of cells infected
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Tx for tape worm
Cat feces. Undercooked meat.crescent shape. Fance, el salvador. terrible congential infection. HIV
Cadiomegaly, GI mega disease (esophagomegaly, large bowel enlargment
Mucocutaneous disease resulting in massive destruction of mucous membranes of mouth nose and throat. Occurs months after primary infx.
hydatid cyst. Sheep dogs.
anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, exhaustion, nausea, diarrhea, jaundice
Loffner's syndrome - eosinophilic wheezing
Tx. for filarial elephantitis (Abrv.)
Snail is intermediate host. Infect colonic mesenteric veins. MCC of rare squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder.
Forms an oval shape. malaria
Sepentine rash
water born, snail secondary host. Blind gut.
River blindness, Black fly. Infects the skin and crawls towards the eye. Horrific itching resulting in thick discolored skin. Dx by skin snip
Co infection with pin worm. bigger than crypto
colon inhabitation
Vitamin B12 anemia - D. ....
Tx for ascariasis
Duodenum/jejunum
Tx for onchocerciasis
Jejunum/ Illieum
Cirrhosis/portal hypertension (looks a lot like alcoholism)/ hepatosplenomegaly.Katayama fever, puritic macularpapular rash. granulomatous colitis.
Tx for giardia
high cause of environmental asthma. Dog. Visceral disementation, no larva in feces. Larva migrans causes strabismus
Larva or eggs in stool of strongyloides infected pt. Autoinfection
Visceral disease resulting in MASSIVE shapatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia
Rapid onset of african sleeping sickness (death within a few weeks) Trypanosomiasis brucei .....
No double ring. 2 MCC cause of malaria
Dx. sctoch tap test. coinfection with Dientomeba fragilis. Large intestine. no invasion. eggs migrate out of the rectum

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