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.
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