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

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