Howship-Romberg sign

Dr Jeremy Jones and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Howship-Romberg sign refers to obturator nerve neuropathy due to compression of it, by an obturator hernia. Patients present with pain and paresthesia along the inner aspect of the thigh, down to the knee.

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rID: 7112
Section: Signs
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