Tarsal tunnel

Dr Craig Hacking and Radswiki et al.

The tarsal tunnel is a fibro-osseous canal found in the medial aspect of the ankle.

Gross anatomy


From anterior to posterior: 

A mnemonic to remember the order is Tom, Dick and Very Nervous Harry.

The tarsal tunnel is divided by fibrous septae joining the flexor retinaculum to the calcaneum, forming four separate compartments - one for each of the tendons and one for the neurovascular bundle 1-3

Related pathology

Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 15569
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
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