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September 1964

Subcutaneous Calcifications in Leg UlcersThree Cases

Arch Dermatol. 1964;90(3):314-318. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01600030064014

Three cases of calcification (ectopic mineral deposition) associated with leg ulcers are presented, and the literature on this problem is reviewed. Because "calcium" or bone may act as a foreign body, the need for x-ray studies of recalcitrant leg ulcers is emphasized.

Our technique for treatment and follow-up of these lesions is noted.