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Ringworm of the Body
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Ringworm of the Body
Tinea corporis is a skin infection due to fungi. See also: Tinea capitis; Tinea cruris (jock itch; Tinea pedis (athlete's foot.
  • Dermatophyte
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  • Wood Lamp Exam
  • History and Physical Exam
  • Microscopic examination of skin
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  • Antifungal therapy
  • Maintain Good Personal Hygiene
  • No Known Treatment Procedures
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Ringworm is a contagious skin infection causing a small, itchy, ring-shaped rash. It is not caused by worms but rather a fungus.
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