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Lung fluke. hemoptosis. Crab
Tx for onchocerciasis
Vitamin B12 anemia - D. ....
Cat feces. Undercooked meat.crescent shape. Fance, el salvador. terrible congential infection. HIV
Beef tape worm - Taenia .....
West africa, slow onset of african sleeping disease: Trypanosomiasis brucei .....
Jejunum/ Illieum
Mucocutaneous disease resulting in massive destruction of mucous membranes of mouth nose and throat. Occurs months after primary infx.
anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, exhaustion, nausea, diarrhea, jaundice
Most sever malaira. Double ring. Banana. Lots of cells infected
Co infection with pin worm. bigger than crypto
Intracellular. Diarrhea from day care, swimming pool
Diffuse cutaneous disease looking all the world like lepromatous leprasy.
Blood fluke
No double ring. 2 MCC cause of malaria
poorly cooked meat with encysted larvae. Fairly asymptomatic. Eggs in stool. Proglottid segments and a scolex
Duodenum/jejunum
Tx for giardia
Foot long. Soil. GI - circulation - lungs - GI. Small intestine. Intestinal obstruction, cholangitis/pancreatitis.
Beavers. 2 Macronuclei. MCC parasitic infection. invade columnar epithelium. Diarrhea, steatorrhea
hydatid cyst. Sheep dogs.
Dx. sctoch tap test. coinfection with Dientomeba fragilis. Large intestine. no invasion. eggs migrate out of the rectum
Chagas disease. Reduvid bug 1. Chagoma - inflammatory lesion of entry . 2. Acute diseaminated disease (Hard to diagnose). 3. Chronic disease
Liver fluke. fish. Bile duct fibrosis
Elephantitis
steroids make it much worse.
Snail is intermediate host. Infect colonic mesenteric veins. MCC of rare squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder.
Crowded tropical area. Flask shaped lesions in the colonic epithelium because it cant pass the muscularis mucosa. Dissentary.
tx for strongyloides
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Tx. hook worm
Sepentine rash
Visceral disease resulting in MASSIVE shapatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia
tx for whip worm
Larva or eggs in stool of strongyloides infected pt. Autoinfection
Tx of leishmaniasis
Soil. Skin - lungs - gut. Small intestine. Eosinophila. HTLV-1 coinfection.
Cirrhosis/portal hypertension (looks a lot like alcoholism)/ hepatosplenomegaly.Katayama fever, puritic macularpapular rash. granulomatous colitis.
water born, snail secondary host. Blind gut.
African sleeping sickness - Tsetse fly
colon inhabitation
Rapid onset of african sleeping sickness (death within a few weeks) Trypanosomiasis brucei .....
Tx for tape worm
Cadiomegaly, GI mega disease (esophagomegaly, large bowel enlargment
high cause of environmental asthma. Dog. Visceral disementation, no larva in feces. Larva migrans causes strabismus
Tx pinworm
Soil. Skin - lungs - gi.MCC of anemia/iron deficiency.
Pork tape worm - Taenia ......
Cutaneous disease producing difiguring scars. self limited
Tx for cryptosporidium parvum
River blindness, Black fly. Infects the skin and crawls towards the eye. Horrific itching resulting in thick discolored skin. Dx by skin snip
Tx for ascariasis
Mango fly. Migrating swelling lesions. Infects and crosses the sclera. larvae in subcutaneous tissue. Tx is DEC or Ivermectin
Loffner's syndrome - eosinophilic wheezing
Forms an oval shape. malaria
Tx. for filarial elephantitis (Abrv.)
Filaria. Girls>Men. Mosquito vector. Filaria resides in the lymphatics. Eggs are released nocturnally. Asymptomatic until worm death. After death - Fever, splenomegaly, and chronic
soil. no invasion. live both extra and intra - cellularly.. Rectal prolapse

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