Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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Drug that is concentrated in the skin. Side effect is a loss of taste. Effective against dimorphic fungi in nails and skin
Need to suppliment with potassium, magnesium and EPO because of its renal toxicity.
Anti-fungal with Side effects of adrenal Insufficiency and hepatic necrosis. Needs gastric acid for absorption
Pseudo membrane in oropharynx - thrush.
Strain of cryptococcus on the west coast and hits non-immuncompromised
Rapid O2 desaturation upon exertion. Life threatening pneumonia in AIDS. Ubiquitous
Fungal infection that runs along lymphatic vessel. Rose growers disease
Distal finger nail infection
DNA synthesis inhibitor. Goes to the CNS. Can Cause hemorrhagic colitis and pancytopenia
prophylaxis for pneumocystis and toxoplasmosis
Arizona/mexico border, Confussion/meningitis
right angle hyphae
Bone fungal infections
MCC of fungal meningitis in AIDS pts. Pidgeon poop.
HIV, Thailand, Red pigment
Tx for Zygomycetes
Fungal infection causing baldness
Antifungal to treat fungal UTI's and has CSF penetration. Great pharmacokinetics.Treats coccidioides.
Strain of cryptococcus that hits immunecompromised
Risk factor for yeast infection
Serology is great and should ALWAYS be followed
Low Alkaline phosphatase, LDH less than 300, Leukocytopenia. Diagnosed via urine serology
Massive laryngeal mass causing obstruction - South americam agricultural worker
Apical lung fungal ball
Broad base budding, In soil. Great lakes. Beavers. Hits Normal immune systems. Fisherman, campers, hunters
Bind to fungal heme iron in cytochrome P-450
Tx for histoplasmosis, spirotrichosis, and blastomyces. Taken with food/coca cola. Side effects: Adrenal excess (edema, hypertension, hypokalemia) nausea, vomiting. Long term - per
Drug addict, diabetic w/ ketoacidosis, Bone transplant recipient, Renal Failure. Black necrosis of the ororpharynx. Rapid presentation
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Dose dependent Candida strain
Anti-fungal with 3 fluorides. Tx for aspergillus. S/E - Bone pain, alteration in electroretinogram, increased alkaline phos, periostitis, Visual scatoma. Multiple drug interactions
Narrow base budding
Antifungal drug whose mechanism is similar to that of penicillin to bacteria. Tx for candida and aspergillus.
Serology is terrible and is often false positive for histoplasmosis
Intracellular fungus, Spelunking, prisons, chicken coops
Tx for cryptococcus meningitis (Abv.)
Side effects are: Shake and Bake (fever chills, headache, nausea, vomiting) mediated through release of prostaglandin E. Renal toxicity is closely watched.
Never use this for diagnosis of cryptococcus
erythema nodosum, hilar adenopathy. Apical cavitary disease. Dark skin and pregnancy are risk factors. Meningitis = Tx for life
Drug with multiple double bonds and intercalates into fungal plasma membranes creating lytic pores
Parental drug addict mucormycosis
Bone marrow recipients/leukemic pts. mucormycosis
Ring worm
diaper rash
candida strain resistant to azoles
Ubiquitous with hyphae branching at acute angles
Verrucous/warty skin lesions in cooler areas (tip of nose, fingers)
When in serum grows pseudohyphae. Retinal presentations
Athletes foot
Diabetic mucormycosis
Treats ring worm and nail infections. Inhibits nucleic acid synthesis
Immunecompromised w/ old dressings or IVs mucormycosis
Dx stain for Cryto
Jock Rot 'well demarcated line'
Halo sign, wedge shaped pulmonary emboli infarct, immune compromised
Skinny white male with COPD gets this fungal infection. pneumoia pericarditis, adrenal disease, adenocarcinoma like bowel lesions
HIV Finger nail infection

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