Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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

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