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

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