A 9-year-old female child presents to your clinic with complaints of right ankle pain after having a sprain 9 months ago when she fell during a soccer game. Mother states that the child’s foot often turns reddish purple, and is extremely painful. Since the injury she will only wear sandals as socks or shoes are intolerable. Exam reveals allodynia and hyperalgesia with color and temperature changes involving the dorsal and ventral aspect of the right foot.
After comprehensive consultation with the family and negative work up for any red flags please choose the correct answer. Which of the following is correct?
Question of the Month - December 2022