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Table 4 Diagnostic evaluation of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

From: The clinical features and outcomes of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

A. Laboratory tests, Complete blood count, Serum chemistry (electrolyte, glucose, liver and renal function), Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CPR), Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C), Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), Thyroid function test, Auto-antibodies
B. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) studies
C. Neuro-radiological studies, Brain or Orbit MRI, Orbit CT, Cerebral angiography
D. Ophthalmological examinations, Visual acuity, Intraocular pressure (IOP), Slit lamp examination, Fundus examination, Extraocular muscle movement
E. Biopsy of cavernous sinus (in some cases)
  1. MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; CT = computed tomography