How is the station (Romberg) test conducted in a dizziness evaluation?

Updated: Jun 26, 2018
  • Author: Wayne T Shaia, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Station (Romberg)

  • The Romberg test originally was described as a test for tabes dorsalis.

  • The sharpened Romberg test is having the patient stand heel to toe with 1 foot in front of the other; this test is required to detect abnormalities in younger patients.


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