Tag Moritz Heinrich Romberg
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Howship-Romberg sign

Description Pain and paraesthesia along the inner (medial) aspect of the thigh, down to the knee; and pain on internal rotation of the hip along the distribution of the obturator nerve. Caused by compression of the obturator nerve most commonly…

John Howship

Biography Born 1781 1799 – Commenced medical school under tutelage of Dr. John Heaviside (1748–1828). Practised ‘Museum Medicine’ honing dissection skills to define anatomical sites of disease 1805 – Assistant surgeon at St. George’s infirmary and lecturer at the school…
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Romberg test

Romberg test initially described in tabes dorsalis; now as a feature of all proprioceptive disorders of the legs or neuropathies involving dorsal columns.
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Parry-Romberg syndrome

Parry-Romberg syndrome: progressive facial hemiatrophy usually involving the soft tissues of one side of the face. Parry (1825) Romberg (1846)