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

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