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tolosa hunt syndrome

treatment modality for THS tolosa hunt syndrome
If prednisolone does not work
i hav lost one eye
now pain in right eye
some inflammatoy mass seen in superior orbital fissue now
please help me out
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Hi,
How are you? Tolosa-Hunt syndrome (THS), a painful ophthalmoplegia caused by nonspecific inflammation of the cavernous sinus or superior orbital fissure, an be treated with corticosteroids. This can provide significant pain relief within 24-72 hours of therapy initiation. Ophthalmoparesis usually requires weeks to months for resolution. It  may not completely resolve in some cases depending on the degree of inflammation and the aggressiveness of therapy.  If your present medication does not work,  other immunosuppressive therapy such as azathioprine, methotrexate, or radiation therapy  may be done. Check with your doctor for proper management. Take care and do keep us posted.
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