The rash begins as a small area of red, raised spots and pimples
Ring-shaped, with a red-colored, raised border and a clearer center
The border looks scaly
Sometimes the skin surrounding the rash may be dry and flaky
Hair loss in the areas of infection
Tinea corporis is caused by a tiny fungus known as dermatophyte. The disease can also be acquired by person-to-person transfer usually via direct skin contact with an infected individual. Animal-to-human transmission is also common.
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