Tarsal bones (mnemonic)

Last revised by Joshua Yap on 29 Sep 2022

Mnemonics of the tarsal bone are numerous and useful for memorizing the order and location of tarsal bones. They describe the position of the tarsal bones from proximal to distal, medial to lateral:

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Mnemonic

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: medial and lateral views
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  • Figure 2: dorsal view
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