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ORPHA:388  Hirschsprung disease

:: 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
Regulating defecation
Permanent limitation
Unspecified
Managing one's health (diet, medications, prevention, needs, assistance, monitoring)
Acquisition delay
Moderate
Managing one's health (diet, medications, prevention, needs, assistance, monitoring)
Transient limitation
Moderate
Occasional
Temporality
Severity
Regulating defecation
Acquisition delay
Unspecified
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 Lideke van der STEEG[Expert]_Kim COLAPINTO[Expert]
Last update: 27/03/2015

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