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18 Cards in this Set

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larval nematodes below skin cause "creeping eruptions"
Ancylostoma braziliense
hookworm, causes iron deficiency anemia
Ancylostoma duodenale
most common helminth infection in the world
Ascaris lumbricoides
eating freshwater fish, cholangiocarcinoma
Clonorchis sinensis
fish tapeworm, causes b-12 deficiency (megaloblastic anemia)
Diphyllobothrium latum
nematode, removed from skin by twisting it around a stick, cyclops is immediate host
Dracunculus medinensis
large space-occupying hydatid cysts of the liver and lungs, sheep farmer disease, dog tapeworm
Echinococcus granulosus
pinworm, perianal itching, often children, eggs found from scoth tape use on anus
Enterobius vermicularis
mango fly, subcutaneous bumps that can be seen moving across the conjunctiva of the eye
Loa loa
river blindness, endemic to Africa, blackfly transmits
Oncocerca volvulus
spherical eggs with terminal spine found in urine, squamous call carcinoma of the bladder
Schistosoma hematobium
smallest intestinal nematode, completes life cycle in the human host
Strongyloides stercoralis
cestode, consumption of undercooked beef, vague abdominal pain
Taenia saginata
tapeworm, feces-contaminated water, swiss cheese appearance of the brain
Taenia solium
nematodes from cat/dog feces, visceral larva migrans, vision loss
Toxocara canis/Toxocara cati
flu-like symptoms, diarrhea, myalgias, and periorbital edema, aquired from consuming undercooked pork
Trichinella spiralis
rectal prolapse, bile-stained, barrel-shaped eggs with polar plugs
Trichuris trichiura
obstruction of lymph vessels resulting in edema, swelling of legs and genitalia
Wucheria bancrofti