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Romberg Sign and neuromythology
  1. Timothy J Counihan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Timothy J Counihan, Department of Neurology, National University of Ireland, Galway, University College Hospital, Newcastle Rd, Galway, H91 YR71, Ireland; timothy.counihan{at}

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I beg to differ with Professor Turner’s suggestion that modern ‘discerning’ clinicians can omit Romberg’s test from their repertoire. Medical students (and patients) frequently fail to appreciate the contribution of the proprioceptive …

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