Richner-Hanhart Syndrome and visual ability

Aouatef Mahfoudh, Ines Rassas, Samah Mbarek, Salma Kammoun, Taoufik Khalfallah


Visual ability is required for a number of professional activities. In the health care setting, nurses are charged for multiple and varied tasks, some of which involve visual demand. We present the case of a nurse with a rare metabolic disease, responsible of a severe visual impairment that posed a problem of aptitude at work.


visual impairment; nurses; richner hanhart syndrome

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