This condition is also known as Tinea Capitis is often considered to be an actual worm – which it’s not. In fact, this condition’s etiology is one of a fungus infection, this problem on children’s scalp’s presents as a scaly circular bald patch.
The only treatment for this is a prescription of antibiotics called griseofulvin or ketoconazole and the condition rarely re-occurs. Ringworm is incredibly rare and is most common in pre-pubescent children. This condition is often wrongly diagnosed in the condition of Alopecia Areata.