Ward triangle

Ward tri·an·gle

(wawrd),
an area of diminished density in the trabecular pattern of the neck of the femur evident by x-ray as well as by direct inspection of a specimen.

Ward tri·an·gle

(wōrd trī'ang-gĕl)
An area of diminished density in the trabecular pattern of the neck of the femur evident by x-ray as well as by direct inspection of a specimen.

Ward,

Frederick O., English osteologist, 1818-1877.
Ward triangle - an area of diminished density in the trabecular pattern of the neck of the femur.
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The bone mineral density of the lumbar vertebra, tibia neck and Ward triangle of the observation group was significantly lower than that of the control group (P<0.05, Table-III).
Changes of bone mineral density in the observation group, especially the decrease in the lumbar spine, tibial neck and Ward triangle, indicates a significant increase in fracture risk.