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Question Diabetic Foot Ulcer; Best initial Test?

A 63-year-old man with diabetes comes to the office with an ulcer on his foot for the past week. He has no fever. On physical examination, you find a 3X3-cm ulcer on the base of his foot.
There is significant swelling and redness of the surrounding soft tissue. The area is warm to the touch.
What is the best initial test?

(A) X-ray
(B) CT scan
(C) MRI
(D) Biopsy
(E) Bone scan
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Xray.

Too easy lol
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