Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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