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

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