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This STD is caused by Chlamydia and forms buboes or abscesses in the inguinal region where draining lymph nodes are located
LGV-Lympho granuloma venerium
"Clue Cells", a beady appearance on edge of cells seen on saline prep
Bacterial Vaginosis
What's the treatment for LGV?
3 wks of Doxy, Tetra, or Erythromycin
> 1yr titer fo 1:32 suggests?
Previous syphilic infection
What is the treatment for a patient with syphilic gummatous lesions or cardiovascular involvement?
IV PCN 20 mil units
Name some side effects of HIV drugs
Lipo redistribution
Buffalo hump
Xanthomas
Cardiovascular disease
Which HIV drugs cause a rash?
Abacavir
Nevirapine
Which HIV drug causes nightmares?
Efavirenz
What is a side effect of combivir?
Anemias
Myositis
Coagulophathy
Recurrent miscarriages
Lupus antigen
Antiphospholipid syndrome
T/F: Prolonged PTT with Antiphospholipid syndrome causes clotting instead of bleeding
TRUE
Which malignancies are assoc. with dermatomyositis?
Ovarian
Breast
Lung
Prostate
What organism is assoc. with Pyomyositis
S.aureus
Who's at risk of pyomyositis?
Skin injections
Agricultural workers
What drugs can cause myositis?
Statins:
Lipitor
Crestor

NRTIs
Cocaine
What are the S/Sx of polymyositis Dermatomyositis
Symmetric proximal muscle weakness
Heliotrope Rash
What is a mixed collagen disorder?
condition having characteristics of 2 or more diseases Ex: Lupus and Sjorgren's
What is the normal CD4 count?
600- 1400
What is the time frame of the early latent syphilis stage?
< 1 yr (includes primary and secondary stages)
What is the time frame of the latent syphilis stage?
> 1 yr
What is the time frame of the late latent syphilis stage?
10 yrs to 30 yrs
What are some manifestations of secondary syphilis?
Condyloma lata
Rash on palms and soles
Lymphadenophathy
Stomatitis
Alopecia
What is FTA used for?
To confirm a previous syphilic infection, NOT to detect an acute infection
What are some conditions that can give you a false positive syphilis test?
Cirrhosis
HIV
RA
Lupus
Lyme disease
How do you treat a pregnant woman with syphilis who is allergic to PCN?
Desensitize patient with small doses of PCN

Have Benadryl, corticosteroids and Epi at bedside for caution
Giemsa or Wright’s stain of a tissue smear or skin biopsy shows Donovan bodies
Granuloma Inguinale Donovanosis
This lesion is beefy red yet asymptomatic with exuberant granulation tissue and occurs on the penis
Granuloma Inguinale Donovanosis
What organism causes Lymphogranuloma Venerum
Chlamydiae Trachomatis
How do you treat pediculosis?
Lindane lotion or permethrin cream
How do you treat an actinic keratosis lesion?
Liquid nitrogen,
Topical 5-fluorouracil,
Excision