Block 6 Infectious Disease - Parasites

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

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