A 10-year-old female presents to the emergency department with a 2 day history of swelling and the rash seen here on her foot. She states that 4 days ago, she hit her foot against a metallic bar of a table, and suffered a cut. She did not seek treatment for the cut. She is here today because of the increased swelling, redness, and pain. Her immunizations are up to date.
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