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Table 1 Case reports involving patients who were given corticosteroid therapy

From: A case of delirium in Tolosa-Hunt syndrome during corticosteroid therapy

Author (year) Steroid Initial dose Dosing period Route of initial administration Tapering period
Mombaerts I (1996) [2] Corticosteroid 60 mg/day 2 weeks PO Several months
Cakirer S (2003) [3] Prednisolone 80 mg/day 2 weeks IV 6 weeks
Colnaghi S (2006) [4] Prednisolone 75 mg/day 4 months
Curone M (2009) [5] Prednisolone 1–1.5 mg/kg/day PO 5–6 weeks
Schuknecht B (2009) [6] Prednisolone 1–1.5 mg/kg/day PO
Reduced based on clinical response
İlgen Uslu F (2015) [7] Methylprednisolone 1 g IV 5 days 60 mg PO 1 week (1 mg/kg/day) 1 week IV 2 months
Hao R (2015) [8] Dexamethasone 10–15 mg/day 3 days IV Until signs and lesion disappeared
  1. not described, PO per os, IV intravenous injection