Ward triangle refers to a radiolucent area between principal compressive, secondary compressive and primary tensile trabeculae in the neck of femur.
It should be differentiated from Babcock triangle.
History and etymology
Named for F O Ward after his original description of the region in 1838.
- 1. Ward, FO. (1838): Outlines of Human Osteology, p. 370. London: Henry Renshaw.