Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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