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

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