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

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