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2. Picture of Ringworm of the Hand

Picture of Ringworm of the Hand


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Ringworm may involve the hands, particularly the palms and the spaces between the fingers. It typically causes thickening (hyperkeratosis) of these areas, often on only one hand. Tinea manus is a common companion of tinea pedis (ringworm of the feet). It is also called tinea manuum.

Reviewed by William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR on May 8, 2008

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Text: WebMD Medical Reference From Healthwise: "Ringworm of the Skin - Topic Overview."

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