No. There should not be a correlation between stress fractures in the leg and peripheral artery disease.
Is it possible that prior stress fractures in your shins are a cause of peripheral arterial disease?
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. Read more...