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

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