Stress fractures of the tibia in osteoarthritis of the knee.

  title={Stress fractures of the tibia in osteoarthritis of the knee.},
  author={K. Satku and Veerasingam Prem Kumar and Robert Wan-Heng Pho},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={69 2},
Three women with osteoarthritis of the knee presented after sudden worsening of their symptoms. In each case this was found to be due to a stress fracture of the tibia. With treatment by rest and reduced activity, the fracture healed uneventfully in all three patients. 

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