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

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