DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20163707

Bardet biedl syndrome: a rare occurrence

Kavita Tiwari, Suresh Meena, Suresh Goyal

Abstract


The bardet-biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects many body systems. It is characterized principally by obesity, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly, hypogonadism, kidney abnormalities and learning difficulties. We hereby present a 14 year old male patient exhibiting characteristic features of bardet biedl syndrome (BBS) along with a brief review of the literature.  


Keywords


BBS, Obesity, Polydactyly, Retinitis pigmentosa

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