5 doctors weighed in:

Is it possible that prior stress fractures in your shins are a cause of peripheral arterial disease?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Stress fractures are typically non-displaced.
. Fractures with bone displacement may cause arterial compression or injury but unusual .. So stress fracture and pad are not related to each other.

In brief: No

Stress fractures are typically non-displaced.
. Fractures with bone displacement may cause arterial compression or injury but unusual .. So stress fracture and pad are not related to each other.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Thank
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine

In brief: Not likely

Stress fracture are independent and have no direct relationship with peripheral arterial disease (pad).
Factors that increase your risk of developing peripheral artery disease include: smoking, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, increasing age especially > 50, a family history of: pad or heart disease or stroke, excess levels of homocysteine.

In brief: Not likely

Stress fracture are independent and have no direct relationship with peripheral arterial disease (pad).
Factors that increase your risk of developing peripheral artery disease include: smoking, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, increasing age especially > 50, a family history of: pad or heart disease or stroke, excess levels of homocysteine.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors