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ORPHA:881  Turner 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
Frequent
Temporality
Severity
Hearing/listening
Permanent limitation
Severe
Hearing/listening
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Learning to calculate
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Writing
Permanent limitation
Low
Calculating
Acquisition delay
Moderate
Receiving nonverbal messages
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Producing nonverbal messages
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Participating in a conversation
Permanent limitation
Low
Reaching and catching objects
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Handling objects (fine hand use)
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Performing vigorous activities (climbing, running, jumping, swimming,...)
Permanent limitation
Low
Handling stress, responsabilities, emergencies and ensuring one's safety
Acquisition delay
Low
Controlling one's own general behaviour
Acquisition delay
Low
Interacting with other people
Permanent limitation
Low
Making/keeping friends
Permanent limitation
Low
Engaging in and maintaining intimate relationships
Permanent limitation
Low
Engaging in and maintaining intimate relationships
Acquisition delay
Moderate
Engaging in sexual relationships
Acquisition delay
Moderate
Engaging in paid work in a standard environment
Permanent limitation
Low
Engaging in paid work in a standard environment
Acquisition delay
Low
Seeking employment
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Performing professional tasks
Acquisition delay
Low
Handling money/managing one's own budget
Acquisition delay
Low
Playing with others
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Socializing
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Practicing sports
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Occasional
Temporality
Severity
Calculating
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Focusing attention
Permanent limitation
Moderate
Driving
Permanent limitation
Unspecified
Engaging in sexual relationships
Permanent limitation
Low
Doing housework
Permanent limitation
Low
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.

Sound intensity
Sound quality
Source: Dr Eva Elisabeth NAESS[Expert]_Association des Groupes Amitié Turner[Patient organisation]
Last update: 22/10/2012

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