Tarsal bones (mnemonic)

Mnemonics of the tarsal bone are numerous and useful for memorising the order and location of tarsal bones. They usually describe the position of the tarsal bones from superior to inferior, medial to lateral in a right foot:

  • The Cab in New Mexico Is Land Cruiser
  • The Cure of Nemaline Myopathy Is of Least Concern
  • Tall Californian Navy Medical Interns Lay Cuties
  • Tiger Cub Needs MILC

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Lower limb anatomy
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rID: 45575
Sections: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • The Cab in New Mexico Is Land Cruiser
  • The Cure of Nemaline Myopathy Is of Least Concern
  • Tall Californian Navy Medical Interns Lay Cuties
  • Tiger Cub Needs MILC

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