Anatomical snuff box



  • 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.


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

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