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Can prior stress fractures in your shins cause peripheral arterial disease?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Not Really

The injury which caused the fracture could have also injured the arteries, but a fracture alone does not cause atherosclerosis or peripheral vascular disease.
If you think you have PVD symptoms, an arterial ultrasound can help rule out arterial injury.

In brief: Not Really

The injury which caused the fracture could have also injured the arteries, but a fracture alone does not cause atherosclerosis or peripheral vascular disease.
If you think you have PVD symptoms, an arterial ultrasound can help rule out arterial injury.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology

In brief: Not likely

Peripheral arterial disease (pad) is a more generalized problem than would be caused by a localized injury like stress fractures.
High blood pressure, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, and the like are far more likely causes for pad than stress fractures.

In brief: Not likely

Peripheral arterial disease (pad) is a more generalized problem than would be caused by a localized injury like stress fractures.
High blood pressure, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, and the like are far more likely causes for pad than stress fractures.
Dr. Ted King
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