Table 2 Treatment and clinical outcomes of patients with third and sixth cranial nerve neuritis

From: Idiopathic third and sixth cranial nerve neuritis

Case no., sex (F/M) Age (years) Cranial nerve involved Site Treatment Follow-up duration (months) Clinical outcome at the final visit
1, M 21 3rd Right-sided IVMP + oral taper 6 Improved until 6 months
2, M 30 3rd Bilateral No treatment 6 Completely recovered within days
3, M 45 3rd Left-sided IVMP + oral taper 4 Completely recovered within 2 months
4, F 46 3rd Right-sided IVMP + oral taper 48 Completely recovered within 3 months
5, F 65 3rd Right-sided IVMP + oral taper 28 Completely recovered within 2 months
6, M 55 3rd Left-sided IVMP + oral taper 12 Completely recovered within 12 months
7, F 55 3rd, 6th Bilateral Oral steroid 12 Completely recovered within 12 months
8, M 28 6th Right-sided Oral steroid 1 Much improved until 1 month and lost to follow-up
9, F 31 6th Right-sided Oral steroid 5 Completely recovered within 3 months
10, M 41 6th Right-sided No treatment 1 Much improved until 1 month and lost to follow-up
11, M 48 6th Left-sided No treatment 1 Completely recovered within days
12, M 33 6th Right-sided No treatment 3 Completely recovered within days
13, F 64 6th Left-sided No treatment 2 Completely recovered within 1 month
14, M 63 6th Right-sided No treatment Lost to follow-up after initial work-up
15, F 21 6th Left-sided Oral steroid 14 Completely recovered within 3 months
  1. no number; F female; M male; IVMP intravenous methylprednisolone