What is tinea corporis?

Also known as: body ringworm, ringworm

Tinea corporis is the medical term for ringworm. It’s a red, circular rash that can become quite itchy. Despite the name, it’s not caused by a worm.

Reviewed by: Otto Ramos, MD

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