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ORPHA:2869  Peutz-Jeghers syndrome

:: 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
Occasional
Temporality
Severity
Interacting with other people
Permanent limitation
Severe
Interacting with other people
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Making/keeping friends
Permanent limitation
Severe
Making/keeping friends
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Maintaining family relationships
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Dealing with strangers
Permanent limitation
Severe
Dealing with strangers
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Engaging in and maintaining intimate relationships
Permanent limitation
Severe
Engaging in and maintaining intimate relationships
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Taking part in community life
Permanent limitation
Severe
Taking part in community life
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Playing with others
Permanent limitation
Severe
Playing with others
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Socializing
Permanent limitation
Moderate
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.

Food
Source: Dr Christopher I AMOS[Expert]
Last update: 10/01/2014

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