Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Parry-Romberg

  • Moritz Romberg

    Like many other pioneers in the medical sciences, Moritz Romberg would hardly be remembered today were it not for his description of a test that, just as Joseph Babinksi’s, is still part of the routine neurologic examination. The Romberg test is deemed to be positive when the patient becomes unsteady on standing with feet together…