1. His name became associated with pleural effusion and with tabes dorsalis. 2. He is also credited for providing an early description of tabes dorsalis. 3. In 1904 he obtained his doctorate with a dissertation on eye changes associated with tabes dorsalis. 4. He completed his doctorate on the subject of " tabes dorsalis " in 1885. 5. Meningovascular syphilis typically presents with apathy and seizure, and general paresis with dementia and tabes dorsalis. 6. He made early observations associated with syphilis to tabes dorsalis ( nerve fiber and nerve cell degeneration ). 7. In his research of tabes dorsalis, he tried to find the link between this condition and syphilis. 8. He wrote articles on a wide array of medical topics, including works on tabes dorsalis and poliomyelitis. 9. The term " Pitres'sign " refers to hypoesthesia of the scrotum and testicles in tabes dorsalis. 10. Romberg s contribution to neurology, and his establishing tabes dorsalis as a distinctive disease were of crucial importance.