Stress fracture of the tibia after arthrodesis of the ankle or the hindfoot.

@article{Lidor1997StressFO,
  title={Stress fracture of the tibia after arthrodesis of the ankle or the hindfoot.},
  author={Cobi Lidor and L R Ferris and Robin L. Hall and Ian J Alexander and James A. Nunley},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1997},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={
          558-64
        }
}
We studied twelve patients who had a stress fracture of the tibia and one patient who had a stress fracture of the fibula after arthrodesis of the ankle or the foot. A second stress fracture subsequently developed in two patients. All but two patients were managed non-operatively, and the fractures healed uneventfully. One patient who was managed operatively had a below-the-knee amputation to treat a painful non-union of a tibial fracture, and the other had interlocking intramedullary nailing… CONTINUE READING

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