October 2015 PEM Pearl

A) Systemic lupus erythematosus


B) Cellulitis


C) Complex Regional Pain Syndrome


D) Raynaud’s phenomenon








October PEM Pearl’s first correct response came from Christa Dakin. The correct answer is C. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is characterized by exquisite skin tenderness, color changes, and abnormal temperature. The condition is potentiated by immobilization.


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