Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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