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Brainstem ischaemia presenting as naloxone-reversible coma followed by downward gaze paralysis.
  1. S Goldman,
  2. M J Cordonnier,
  3. J Sztencel


    A 65-year-old man showed naloxone-reversible unconsciousness followed by downward gaze paralysis. CT scan suggested an ischaemic lesion in the mesodiencephalic region. This observation represents the first case of naloxone-reversible coma related to brainstem ischaemia.

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