Sternal angle Mnemonic

A mnemonic to remember the Sternal angle is:

For structures lying at the level of the sternal angle, the following mnemonic can be used:

  • RAT PLLANT

Mnemonic

  • R ib 2
  • A ortic arch
  • T racheal bifurcation
  • P ulmonary trunk
  • L igamentum arteriosum
  • L eft recurrent laryngeal
  • A zygos Vein
  • N erves (Cardiac and Pulmonary plexuses)
  • T horacic duct
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