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12 Cards in this Set

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brain cysts, seizures
taenia solium (cysticercosis; Tx: albendazole)
liver cysts
Echinococcus granulosus (dog tapeworm, hydatid liver, tx: albendazole)
B12 deficiency
Diphyllobothrium latum (fish tapeworm/cestode, no hooks on scolex, operculated egg, Tx: praziquantel)
biliary tract dz
Clonorshi sinensis (trematode, operculated eggs, tx: praziquantel)
Paragonimus westermani (trematode, raw crab meat, secondary bacterial infxn, Tx: praziquantel)
portal hypertension
Schistosoma mansoni (trematode, cercariae penetrate skin, lateral spine, tx: praziquantel)
hematuria, bladder cancer
Schistosoma haematobium (trematode, cercariae penetrate skin, terminal spine, tx: praziquantel)
microcytic anemia
ancylostoma and nectar (hookworms, larvae penetrate skin, tx: mebendazole/pyrantel pamoate)
perianal pruritus
Enterobius (nematode, eggs NOT in stool, scotch tape test, tx: mebendazole/pyrantel pamoate)
which nematodes are treated with diethylcarbamazine
wucheria bancrofti (elephantiasis); Toxocara canis (blindness, visceral larval migrans); Loa loa (deer fly, worms in conjunctiva)
which helminths treated by niridazole
Dracunculus medinensis (Guinea worm, swallowed crustaceans, skin ulceration to release larvae)
which helminths treated with praziquantel
trematodes (schistosomas, Clonorchis sinensis, Paragonimus westermani), praziquantel/niclosamide for Taenia solium (unless cysticercosis--albendazole)