Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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

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