The “Patient Journey” seeks to identify the needs that are
specific to individual syndromes. To achieve this, patient
representatives completed a mapping exercise of the needs
of each rare inherited syndrome they represent, across the
different stages of the Patient Journey.
This is the definition of the Patient Journey as mentioned in this article published in 2019.
This is an important work and we established the Cutis Laxa “Patient Journey”.
Cutis Laxa being such a complex disorder, with several subtypes and various associated symptoms, we could not have just one Cutis Laxa “Patient Journey”. We gathered together associated symptoms of the different subtypes and ended with two groups of subtypes.
Here are the results for the two “Patient Journeys” for Cutis Laxa patients: