Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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