Ringworm is a fungal skin infection that occurs on the face, body or scalp
. The symptoms of Ringworm or Tinea Capitis include a dry
, scaling, crusting, inflamed nodules, hair loss and tender enlarged lymph nodes on the neck. Because of the scratching that is involved with the condition it can become secondarily infected with a bacterial infection which can cause a swollen lymph node also.
I think in your case it could be fungal scalp infection and secondary bacterial infection.