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

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