- "Sir, my diagnosis is sudden and massive calcification of your skeletal structure, of the rare type brought on by severely conductive exposure to electrical and other energy fields."
- ―2-1B, to Luke Skywalker
Calcification was the sudden, rapid deposition of minerals in the bloodstream onto bones. Side effects included dizziness, blurred vision, muscle spasms, and muscle weakness. Bacta tank immersion or bed rest could cure it; if untreated, the affliction could become permanent. Calcification was caused by exposure to high-strength electric fields. It was also one of the after effects of exposure to Force lightning. After the Battle of Endor, where he confronted the Galactic Emperor Palpatine, the fledging Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker was diagnosed with that disorder.