Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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