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Ringworm

obovis

Synonym(s): Trichophton verrucosum.


Ringworm

Ringworm is an extremely common, infectious fungal condition. Caused by Trichophyton verrucosum. It is spread from animal to animal (and to humans), by direct contact, or via spores in the animal’s environment (indirect contact).

Typical ringworm lesions ©Tim Potter

Introduction

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What are the signs of Ringworm?

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What are the risk factors?

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How is it diagnosed?

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Is there a zoonotic risk?

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