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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.
Last Revised: December 21, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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