An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16011 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 19, 2024

ROMBERG, Moritz Heinrich

3 entries
  • 4310

De rachitide congenita.

Berlin: typ. C. A. Plateni, 1817.

Classic description of achondroplasia. Romberg’s graduation thesis. English translation (Sydenham Society), 1853.



Subjects: GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Hereditary Disorders of the Skeleton › Achondroplasia, ORTHOPEDICS › Diseases of or Injuries to Bones, Joints & Skeleton › Congenital Diseases
  • 4527

Klinische Ergebnisse.

Berlin: A. Förstner, 1846.

Includes (p. 75) a classic description of facial hemiatrophy – “Romberg’s disease”.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4528

Lehrbuch der Nervenkrankheiten des Menschen. Bd. 1.

Berlin: A. Duncker, 1846.

Romberg inaugurated the modern era in the study of diseases of the nervous system. His Lehrbuch is the first formal treatise in this field. On p. 795 is to be found the original description of “Romberg’s sign”, pathognomonic of tabes dorsalis. English translation, 1853.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System