Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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

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