Illustration of Ward's triangle

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
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There are several ways to estimate bone density changes in the adult skeleton. Ward's triangle delineates the typical changes seen in the hip, where diminution of trabeculae lead to enlargement and indistinctness of the region between the load bearing trabecular patterns. 

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rID: 19963
Case created: 25th Oct 2012
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
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