Tibial stress fracture in pyrophosphate arthropathy.

  title={Tibial stress fracture in pyrophosphate arthropathy.},
  author={Dr. R. J. M. Ross and P. A. Dieppe and Iain Watt and John H. Newman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={65 4},
Five elderly patients with chronic pyrophosphate arthropathy developed stress fractures of the tibia. All patients had deformed, painful knees with the result that their increasing symptoms were not readily attributed to a stress fracture. Such a possibility should be considered in patients with chronic pyrophosphate arthropathy since early recognition… CONTINUE READING