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Ringworm, tinea corporis on an infant's leg

Ringworm, tinea corporis on an infant's leg

Overview

This child's leg shows a classical-appearing ringworm lesion with central clearing and a slightly raised red border.

Review Date 5/2/2017

Updated by: David L. Swanson, MD, Vice Chair of Medical Dermatology, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Medical School, Scottsdale, AZ. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.