Type 2 Odontoid / Dens Fracture 

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Type 2 Odontoid / Dens Fracture 



There are 3 types of C2/Odontoid Dens fractures. The CT above is a type 2 odontoid fracture which has a high risk of nonunion (15-30%) due to blood supply interruption. It is considered an unstable fracture requiring spinal surgery consult.



Kurt Lucas, MD @KurteL10



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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