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2 sm linear soft tissue calcifications mid lower leg, undetermined etiology/pathologic significance & ossicle at ant. tibia plateau. possibilities?

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Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 23 years experience
Ossicles: There can be many reasons for calcifications in different areas of the body. Veins can calcify, tendons can calcify, ligamnets, etc. The leg calcifications would be more likely calcified vein or ? - if it bothers you then have removed the tibial plateau sounds more like arthritis - check with your dr.
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Signs of old injury?: Calcium could be laid in the soft tissues that previously got inflamed and or injured. Monitoring for growth/ pain/ associated clinical symptoms is needed to see if a tissue biopsy is needed.

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