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Infectious Disease | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Syphilis
Characteristics
Treponema pallidum
Spirochete with characteristic motility
Signs and Symptoms
Painless chancre
Condylomata lata
Generalized lymphadenopathy
Rash on palms and soles
Aortitis
Gummas
Neurosyphilis
Argyll Robertson pupils
Vasa vasorum
Tabes dorsalis
Treatment
Penicillin
Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction
2 mins
Syphilis TORCH
Signs and Symptoms
Nonspecific TORCH Symptoms
Often Results in Stillbirth
Hydrops Fetalis
Saber Shins
Notched Teeth
Saddle Nose
Blindness
Deafness
Hepatitis
3 mins
Borrelia burgdorferi
Characteristics
Lyme Disease
Spirochete
Dark-field Microscopy
Giemsa Stain
Silver Stain
White-footed Mouse
Ixodes Tick
Babesia
Anaplasmosis
Signs & Symptoms
Flu-like Symptoms
Erythema Migrans
Bulls Eye Rash
Bilateral Bell's Palsy
Conduction Defects
Arthropathy
Treatments
Doxycycline
Ceftriaxone
3 mins
Lyme Disease
Mechanism
Transmitted by Ticks (Vector-borne)
Signs and Symptoms
Flu-like Symptoms
Bulls Eye Rash (Erythema Migrans)
Joint Pain and Stiffness
Facial Paralysis
Considerations
Antibiotics
Prevention
2 mins
Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease
Epidemiology
Tropical Regions
Water Contaminated with Animal Urine
Characteristics
Leptospira interrogans
Spirochete
Hooked Shaped Ends
Clinical Features
Flu-like Symptoms
Conjunctival Suffusion
Photophobia
Weil's disease
Liver and Kidney Dysfunction
Jaundice
Hemorrhage
Anemia
2 mins
Borrelia Recurrentis
Characteristics
Spirochete
Variable Surface Antigens
Transmitted by Louse
Clinical Manifestations
Relapsing Fever
Flu-like Symptoms
Neurologic Deficits
Cardiopulmonary Deficits
Hematologic Disorders
Diagnosis
Blood Smear
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Treatment
Beta Lactams
Doxycycline
2 mins

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