In 12.9% of all patients with Ring worm disease, distant metastases already were evident at the time of diagnosis; the overall 5-year survival rate for Ring worm disease was 67.2%.
Ringworm of the body looks like ring- or circular-shaped rashes with edges that are slightly raised. The skin in the middle of these ring-shaped rashes appears healthy. Usually, the rashes are itchy. They will spread over the course of the infection
The medication may be in the form of a powder, ointment, or cream. It is applied directly to the affected areas of the skin. These include the over-the-counter brands like: clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF), miconazole (Micatin), terbinafine (Lamisil), tolfaftate (Tinactin).
Of the 11,427 cases analyzed, the average age was 60.9 years, and 54.2% were female. The overall incidence rates for Ring worm disease have increased significantly over the past 25 years, although rates for some sites have decreased