USMLE

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Enterobius vernicularis

roundworm/mebendazole/food contaminated with eggs/intestinal infection, pruritus/scotch tape test

Ascaris lumbricoides

roundworm/mebendazole/eggs in feces/intestinal infection

Trichinella spiralis

roundworm/thiabendazole/undercooked meat (pork)/inflammation in muscle, periorbital edema

Strongyloides stercoralis

roundworm/thiabendazole/larvae in soil penetrate skin/intestinal infection, vomiting, diarrhea, anemia

Ancylostoma duodenale/Necator americanus

roundworm/mebendazole/larvae penetrate skin of feet/intestinal infection, anemia

Dracunculus medinensis

roundworm/niridazole/drinking water/skin inflammation, ulceration

Onchocerca volvulus

roundworm/ivermectin/female blackflies/river blindness, skin nodules, lizard skin, allergic rxn to microfilaria

Loa Loa

roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/deer fly,horse fly, mango fly/swelling in skin, worm crawling in conjunctiva

Wuchereria bancrofti

roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/female mosquito/blockage of lymphatics,elephantiasis in 1 yr

Toxocara canis

roundworm/Diethylcarbamazine/food contaminated with eggs/granulomas, blindness and visceral larva migrans

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