Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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