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Ringworm of the skin usually causes a rash made up of circular patches
with raised, red edges. The edges may be peeling or scaly or have bumps that
look like blisters. The rash spreads from these edges, often leaving the center
clear. This gives the rash a ring shape.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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