Specimen consists of an elongated segment of the scar tissue which has been
sectioned longitudinally. Cutting of the specimen revealed dystrophic calcification.
The patient, a 64-year-old female, underwent laparotomy in 1983 for investigation of a
possible CA colon. Following this surgical procedure she developed an incisional hernia, which
became progressively hard. The calcified scar tissue was removed and the hernia successfully