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Types of Ringworm Illustration

Ringworm is a type of fungal skin infection. The official medical term for ringworm is tinea. There are many different types of ringworm. The most common forms include tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea capitis which affects the scalp, tinea cruris (jock itch), and tinea corporis which affects skin on the body. The illustration outlines the different forms of ringworm and the areas of the body they affect.

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Text Reference: UpToDate: "Patient Education: Ringworm"