Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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