Ringworm on Body (cont.)
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Diagnosis of Ringworm on Body
The diagnosis is usually made by clinical exam. To confirm the diagnosis of ringworm, the doctor may scrape the lesion's active border with a scalpel blade. After placing the scrapings onto a glass slide, the doctor will check the sample under a microscope. This may be done only if the diagnosis is not obvious to the treating physician.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014
Allison Harvey, MD
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