Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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