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

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