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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 Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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