Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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