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An 11-year-old boy with a history of attention deficit disorder presents to a general medicine clinic with leg pain. He is accompanied by his mother. He reports dull, throbbing, diffuse pain in his bilateral lower extremities. He reports that the pain feels deep in his muscles. He has awakened several times at night with the pain, and his symptoms tend to be better during the daylight hours. He denies fatigue, fever, or pain in his joints. On physical examination, his vital signs are stable, and he is afebrile. Physical examination reveals full range of motion in the hip and knee joints without pain. He has no joint effusions, erythema, or warmth. What is the next best step in management?
Lower extremity venous ultrasound
MRI of the knees
Xray of the knees
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