Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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

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