This image represents a fairly classic presentation for tinea corporis (ringworm). The concentric circles are not uncommonly seen. Examination of scrapings from the edge or scaling areas of the lesion will be positive for fungi under the microscope. Fungus infections are extremely common in clinical practice. They are categorized according to the area of the body involved. Tinea corporis is found on the body and is commonly known as ringworm.
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|Tuesday 8th of August 2006|