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•Chagas disease
==Chagas disease==


T. Cruzi
T. Cruzi
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Romana's sign: eye swelling
Romana's sign: eye swelling


•African sleeping sickness
==African sleeping sickness==


Tsetse fly
Tsetse fly
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Winterbottom's sign: posterior cervical LAD (Gambiense)
Winterbottom's sign: posterior cervical LAD (Gambiense)


•Swimmer's itch
==Swimmer's itch==


Cercaria (non-human schistisomes)
Cercaria (non-human schistisomes)
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Exposed areas
Exposed areas


•Seabather's eruption
==Seabather's eruption==


Under bathing suit
Under bathing suit
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Cnidaria larve get trapped, release toxin
Cnidaria larve get trapped, release toxin


•Cysticercosis
==Cysticercosis==


Humans can become intermediate host and then get invasive disease
Humans can become intermediate host and then get invasive disease


•Enterobius vermicularis
==Enterobius vermicularis==


Nocturnal perianal itch (pinworm)
Nocturnal perianal itch (pinworm)


•Larva Currens
==Larva Currens==


Thumbprint sign: periumbilical purpura
Thumbprint sign: periumbilical purpura
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Strongyloides stercoralis
Strongyloides stercoralis


•Dracunculosis
==Dracunculosis==


Copepods (Cyclops spp)
Copepods (Cyclops spp)
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Metro and excision
Metro and excision


•Loa loa
==Loa loa==


Calabar swelling: localized angioedema
Calabar swelling: localized angioedema
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Mature worm migrates across eye
Mature worm migrates across eye


•Onchocerciasis (River blindness)
==Onchocerciasis (River blindness)==


Elephant skin
Elephant skin
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Mazotti test: give DEC 50 mg, get reaction in patient
Mazotti test: give DEC 50 mg, get reaction in patient


•Trichinosis
==Trichinosis==


Trichinella spiralis
Trichinella spiralis
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Pork, polar bear, walrus
Pork, polar bear, walrus


•M. Opercularis
==M. Opercularis==


Wolly caterpillar
Wolly caterpillar
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-'Erucism' inflammation around hairs, can be chronic, can cause systemic effects
-'Erucism' inflammation around hairs, can be chronic, can cause systemic effects


•Cimex lenticularis
==Cimex lenticularis==


Bedbugs
Bedbugs
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Hep B carrier's
Hep B carrier's


•Body lice
==Body lice==


Only seen in seams of clothing
Only seen in seams of clothing


•Myiasis
==Myiasis==


Dermatobia hominis
Dermatobia hominis


•Odd question of Collembola (Springtail) implicated in one case series (J NY Entomol Soc, 2004)
Odd question of Collembola (Springtail) implicated in one case series (J NY Entomol Soc, 2004)


-Pimozide (diphenylbutylpiperidine class antipsychotic) at 1–12 mg daily
-Pimozide (diphenylbutylpiperidine class antipsychotic) at 1–12 mg daily


==Source==
 
7/2/09 PANI  
7/2/09 PANI  


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Revision as of 05:09, 28 March 2011

Chagas disease

T. Cruzi

Reduvid bug

Transmitted by fecal material

Romana's sign: eye swelling

African sleeping sickness

Tsetse fly

Winterbottom's sign: posterior cervical LAD (Gambiense)

Swimmer's itch

Cercaria (non-human schistisomes)

Exposed areas

Seabather's eruption

Under bathing suit

-Nematocysts of the larval forms of sea anemones: Edwardsiella lineata

Thimble jellyfishe: Linuche unguiculata

Cnidaria larve get trapped, release toxin

Cysticercosis

Humans can become intermediate host and then get invasive disease

Enterobius vermicularis

Nocturnal perianal itch (pinworm)

Larva Currens

Thumbprint sign: periumbilical purpura

Strongyloides stercoralis

Dracunculosis

Copepods (Cyclops spp)

Metro and excision

Loa loa

Calabar swelling: localized angioedema

Mature worm migrates across eye

Onchocerciasis (River blindness)

Elephant skin

Lizard skin

Leopard skin

Skin snip

Mazotti test: give DEC 50 mg, get reaction in patient

Trichinosis

Trichinella spiralis

Splinter hemorrhages

Pork, polar bear, walrus

M. Opercularis

Wolly caterpillar

Train-track hemorrages

-'Erucism' inflammation around hairs, can be chronic, can cause systemic effects

Cimex lenticularis

Bedbugs

Hep B carrier's

Body lice

Only seen in seams of clothing

Myiasis

Dermatobia hominis

Odd question of Collembola (Springtail) implicated in one case series (J NY Entomol Soc, 2004)

-Pimozide (diphenylbutylpiperidine class antipsychotic) at 1–12 mg daily

Source

7/2/09 PANI