Eye and head torsion is affected in patients with midbrain lesions.

@article{Kremmyda2008EyeAH,
  title={Eye and head torsion is affected in patients with midbrain lesions.},
  author={Olympia Kremmyda and Stefan Glasauer and Thomas Eggert and Ulrich B{\"u}ttner},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2008},
  volume={171},
  pages={591-5}
}
The midbrain has been shown to contain crucial nuclei for the control of vertical and torsional eye movements. Recent studies in monkeys demonstrated that midbrain lesions also affect head movements during gaze saccades, but so far clinical reports on the matter have been missing. We measured 3D eye and head movements in two patients with oculomotor… CONTINUE READING