Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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