John Howship (1781 – 22 January 1841) was an English surgeon remembered for describing the Howship-Romberg sign. He was an assistant surgeon at St. George's Infirmary, London and lecturer at St. George's Hospital Medical School. He was a member of the council of the Royal College of Surgeons at the time of his death from a lower leg abscess.
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