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Ringworm Pictures : Scalp

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Ringworm of Scalp

Photograph of an individual with “ringworm”, or tinea capitis of the scalp caused by Microsporum gypseum. Although it is rare, M. gypseum, a natural soil habitant, can cause tinea on humans and animals. This fungus usually produces a single inflammatory skin lesion which has scaly patches and hair loss, or broken hair shafts.

Babies and Children, Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases, Fungal Diseases, Tinea

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Ringworm Pictures from CDC

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