LEON M. PROTASS, M.D.
A 16-year-old boy presented in coma and hypoxic from heroin overdose. After initial improvement he lapsed into prolonged coma with decerebrate posturing. His course corresponded to reported cases of delayed postanoxic encephalopathy associated with other causes.
PROTASS LM. Delayed Postanoxic Encephalopathy After Heroin Use. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:738–739. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-738
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):738-739.
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