Anatomical snuff box

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Boundary:

  • Lateral: APL + EPB
  • Medial: EPL
  • Floor: Scaphoid, Styloid process of radius & Trapezium.

Clinical correlation:

As scaphoid forms the floor of anatomical snuff box, fracture of scaphoid presents with tenderness and swelling in the anatomical snuff box.

Contents:

  1. Radial artery
  2. Cephalic vein
  3. Superficial branch of radial nerve.

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