Access Keys:
Skip to content (Access Key - 0)

Anatomic snuffbox Surface Anatomy

Location


A triangle between the styloid process of the radius (proximally), the extensor pollicis longus (toward the ulna) and the extensor pollicis brevis and the abductor pollicis longus on the radial side

Significance


The best place to palpate the scaphoid to detect a fracture (especially after a fall when xrays are inconclusive)

Figures



Peer Review

OrthopaedicsOne Peer Review Workflow is an innovative platform that allows the process of peer review to occur right within an OrthopaedicsOne article in an open, transparent and flexible manner. Learn more

Instructions for Authors

Read our Instructions for Authors to learn about contributing or editing articles on OrthopaedicsOne.

Content Partner

Learn about becoming an OrthopaedicsOne Content Partner.

Academic Resources

Resources on Anatomic snuffbox Surface Anatomy from Pubget.

Error rendering macro 'rss' : The RSS macro is retrieving an HTML page.
Orthopaedic Web Links

Internet resources validated by OrthopaedicWebLinks.com

Related Content

Resources on Anatomic snuffbox Surface Anatomy and related topics in OrthopaedicsOne spaces.

Page: Active ankle eversion (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: L-1 Motor (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: L-2 Motor (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: L-3 Motor (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: L-5 Motor (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: S-1 Motor (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: Trendelenburg's sign (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: Posterior drawer test of the knee (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: Coleman lateral block test (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Page: Axial Compression Test (OrthopaedicsOne Articles)
Showing first 10 of 145 results