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1

What can cause tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox?

A fracture to the Scaphoid.

2

If there is tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox, what is there a risk of?

Scaphoid fracture and avascular necrosis.

3

What vein passes through the anatomical snuffbox?

The cephallic vein.

4

What artery passes through the anatomical snuffbox?

The radial artery

5

What nerve passes through the anatomical snuffbox?

Radial nerve

6

What forms the lateral border of the anatomical snuffbox?

The Abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis.

7

What forms the medial border of the anatomical snuffbox?

The extensor pollicis longus

8

What forms the proximal border of the anatomical snuffbox?

The styloid process of the radius

9

What forms the base of the anatomical snuffbox?

The Scaphoid bone

10

What forms the roof of the anatomical snuffbox?

The skin.