Ward's Triangle

Area of the femoral neck formed by the intersection of 3 bundles of trabeculae

  • primary compressive trabeculae medially
  • primary tensile and secondary compressive trabeculae laterally
  • It is an area of low bone density
  • Contains thin, loosely packed trabeculae
  • Seen in x-rays as a radiolucent area

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