ROMBERG'S SIGN

A diagnostically important signal of specific neurological afflictions, such as locomotor ataxia, comprised of a swaying movement and disequilibrium when the patient is standing with arms outstretched and eyes closed.

ROMBERG'S SIGN: "Romberg's sign was first described by Moritz Romberg (1795-1873), a German physician."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROMBERG'S SIGN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rombergs-sign/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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