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

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