Bardet-Biedl Syndrome: A Case Report

Authors

  • Miah Wahiduzzaman Senior Medical Officer, Medicine Outpatient Department, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Muhammad Abdur Rahim Assistant Professor, Department of Nephrology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Mahboob Iftekhar Senior Medical Officer, Endocrinology Outpatient Department, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v8i2.36661

Keywords:

Bardet-Beidl syndrome, diabetes mellitus, retinitis pigmentosa

Abstract

Bardet-Beidl syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder having heterogeneous clinical manifestations including rod-cone dystrophy, polydactyly, obesity, learning difficulties, development delay, speech deficit, diabetes mellitus, congenital heart disease etc. Most of these symptoms are not present at birth but appear and progressively worsen during the first and second decades of life. The combined occurrence of diabetes mellitus and retinitis pigmentosa is rare. Here, we present such a case.

Birdem Med J 2018; 8(2): 184-186

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Published

2018-05-16

How to Cite

Wahiduzzaman, M., Rahim, M. A., & Iftekhar, M. (2018). Bardet-Biedl Syndrome: A Case Report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 8(2), 184–186. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v8i2.36661

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Case Reports