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ORPHA:90342  Xeroderma pigmentosum variant

:: Activity limitation/participation restriction is described according to the Orphanet Functioning Thesaurus, derived and adapted from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth (ICF-CY, WHO 2007). The provided information is assessed from the whole patients’ population affected by the disease, receiving standard care and management (specific and/or symptomatic management, prevention and prophylaxis, devices and aids, care and support). Functional consequences are organized by their frequency in the patients’ population. This general information may not apply to specific cases. Some difficulties reported here can occur with a different temporality or severity degree, and others that are not listed can nevertheless arise.

 Loss of an ability
Very frequent
Temporality
Severity
Dressing/undressing
Permanent limitation
Low
Managing one's health (diet, medications, prevention, needs, assistance, monitoring)
Permanent limitation
Severe
Moving around within the home
Permanent limitation
Low
Moving around outside the home
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Using transportation
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Driving
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Interacting with other people
Permanent limitation
Severe
Making/keeping friends
Permanent limitation
Severe
Maintaining family relationships
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Attending mainstream school
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Learning a profession (vocational training/apprenticeship) in the standard environment
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Engaging in paid work in a standard environment
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Frequent
Temporality
Severity
Dealing with strangers
Permanent limitation
Severe
Engaging in and maintaining intimate relationships
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Engaging in sexual relationships
Permanent limitation
Unspecified
Accessing higher education
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Seeking employment
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Taking part in community life
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Socializing
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Practicing sports
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Travelling
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Occasional
Temporality
Severity
Handling stress, responsabilities, emergencies and ensuring one's safety
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Controlling one's own general behaviour
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Shopping
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Looking after/helping others
Permanent limitation
Low
Attending preschool
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Carrying out administrative procedures
Permanent limitation
Unspecified
Undertaking a simple task
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Undertaking a complex/multiple task
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Carrying out daily routines
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Playing with others
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Participating in the arts and cultural activities
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Not defined
Handling emotions and mood
Environmental factors

:: Following are the environmental factors that should be addressed in order to improve the functioning or limit the restrictions deriving from this disease.

Light intensity
Light quality
Day/night cycles
Seasonal cycles
Source: Expert
Last update: 17/03/2015

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