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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, giving it a ring shape.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Alexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology
March 8, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 08, 2011
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