Table 1.

Highest CBCL T Score and Prednisone Dose for Each Assessment Period for the Seven Children With Scores ≥95th Percentile During Relapse

Patient Age and GenderTime Period of CBCL Assessment
BaselineWeek 1Week 3Week 5Week 7
Patient 1: 2 y male
 Anxiety/depression68* 88** 63* 6152
 Aggression68* 100** 74** 5868*
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)0.5 AD2.0 D2.0 D2.0 D1.5 AD
Patient 2: 3 y male
 Anxiety/depression4070** 505050
 Aggression5050505050
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)02.0 D2.0 D1.5 AD0
Patient 3: 4 y male
 Anxiety/depression6366* 68* 5050
 Aggression65* 75** 65* 5058
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)0.5 AD2.0 D1.0 AD0.5 AD0
Patient 4: 4 y male
 Anxiety/depression5057616163
 Aggression506169* 64* 56
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)02.0 D1.5 AD0.8 AD0.1 AD
Patient 5: 7 y female
 Anxiety/depression5062525050
 Aggression5064* 635050
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)02.0 D2.0 AD1.4 AD1.0 AD
Patient 6: 7 y female
 Anxiety/depression5060505050
 Aggression5873** 626160
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)0.3 AD2.0 D2.0 D2.0 AD2.0 AD
Patient 7: 9 y male
 Anxiety/depression5061556275**
 Aggression505667* 65* 68*
 Prednisone dose (mg/kg)02.0 D2.0 AD1.6 AD1.2 AD
  • * >95th percentile,

  • ** >98th percentile for age and gender.

    D indicates daily; AD, alternate day.