Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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