Soft tissue calcifications due to chronic venous insufficiency

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


X-rays performed in the context of trauma. Incidental soft tissue abnormalities.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Right ankle (magnified/cropped views)

No evidence of fractures or malalignment. Spurs at the insertion of the calcaneal tendon and plantar fascia are noted. Multiple round and somewhat serpiginous soft tissue calcifications along the medial aspect of the leg are likely related to varicose veins calcifications.

Case Discussion

Prominent dystrophic soft tissue calcifications in keeping with varicose vein phleboliths

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Case information

rID: 56754
Published: 19th Nov 2017
Last edited: 30th Mar 2018
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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