LEG AND KNEENonunion after fracture of the anterior tibial spine: case report and review of the literatureVargas, Bernardo; Lutz, Nicolas; Dutoit, Michel; Zambelli, Pierre Yves Author Information Lausanne Children's Hospital, Switzerland Correspondence to Dr Bernardo Vargas, MD, Lausanne Children's Hospital, Chemin de Montétan 16, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland Tel: +41 21 627 28 29; fax: +41 21 627 27 38; e-mail: [email protected] Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B 18(2):p 90-92, March 2009. | DOI: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e328329895b Buy Metrics Abstract Nonunion of anterior tibial spine of tibia in children is quite rare, but it could be associated with significant instability of the knee as it involves the fixation of anterior cruciate ligament. We report one case in which open reduction and internal fixation was carried out with good functional results. A literature review was performed to identify the cases reported of tibial eminence nonunion in children. © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.