- Howship-von Romberg syndrome
- Howship-Romberg symptom
- Howship-von Romberg pain
- Howship-von Romberg sign
- von Romberg-Howship syndrome
Pain or paraesthesia in the obturator hernia on the inner aspect of the thigh down to and often most severe at the knee due to compression of n. obturatorius;
Pain or paraesthesia in the obturator hernia on the inner aspect of the thigh down to and often most severe at the knee due to compression of n. obturatorius; if strangulation is generalized, abdominal pain. Caused by congenital abnormality of obturator canal (hernia obturatoria) - or trauma. More common in women; onset especially in old age. Recurrent pain along thigh, radiating to the knee.
- J. Howship:
Practical Remarks on the Discrimination and Appearance of Surgical Disease.
London, Churchill, 1840.
- M. H. von Romberg:
Pathologie und Therapie der Senisbilitäts- und Motilitätsneurosen.
1857. 3rd edition (unfinished) of Romberg’s Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten des Menschen, page 89.
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