Neuropsychological and psychological functioning

Netherton syndrome is a rare and severe skin condition. Clinical experience showed considerable psychosocial burdens among patients and their families. Their (neuro)psychological functioning was investigated by Drs Josette Versteegh, psychologist at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, and others.

She concluded, that compared with normative data, Netherton syndrome patients showed neuropsychological and psychological problems.

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