Infectious Disease Block 6 - Fungus

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

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