Mystery lump

Patient : Weeks before I found a lump on the back of my calf. The lump was hard at first and then became reddish-pink in colour and soft. There seems some pus inside the lump and is painful when pressed. Few days ago I went to see a clinical doctor and he decided to remove it. He discovered underneath the lump the tissues is being eroded. What exactly the lump and the eroded tissues occured when no conscious injury made on me?
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