Scaly and itchy rash. Often confused with dry skin or eczema, ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin, contracted from contact with something or someone contaminated with it. It appears as a round or oval patch of dry scaly skin, slightly raised above the skin level. It has a well defined border, and can be itchy, additional areas of rash can spread from the initial. It is properly treated with antifungal cream.
Ring. Ringworm causes an itchy, raised, red patch with normal coloring in the center. It is not really a worm.