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Derm Micro - Chapter 83
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What is the appearance of Ancylostoma braziliense?
What is the epidemiology of A. braziliense?
everyone, kids playing in dirt and sand w/ animal feces, naturally in intestines of dogs and cats
What is the geographic distribution of A. braziliense?
What are the clinical manifestations of A. braziliense?
larvae migrate around trying to find the cat and dog intestine but don't so you get a lot of pruritus, secondary bacterial infection, migrate to lungs causing peripheral eosinophilia
How do you Dx A. braziliense?
tunnels and history
How do you Tx A. braziliense?
albendazole; ivermectin and thiabendazole; antihistamines for pruritis
What is the appearance of Dracunculusme medineses?
What is the epidemiology of D. medineses?
water; reservoir: dogs and furry animals
What is the geographic distribution of D. medineses?
Asia and Africa
What are the clinical manifestations of D. medineses?
not until a female makes an ulcer on the skin sticking her uterus out to release eggs --> erythema, painful, if dies can calcify and cause allergic rxn
How do you Dx D. medineses?
fllod the ulcer w/ water and see if uterus lays it's eggs
How do you Tx D. medineses?
slowly wrap worm around a stick until it's all the way out
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