A 13-year-old Female with Bardet- Biedl Syndrome - A Case Report

  • Syed Nesar Ahmed Phase-A student, Department of Pulmonology, NIDCH, Dhaka
  • Md Abu Shahin Assistant professor, Department of Rheumatology, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Romal Chowdhury Phase-A student, Department of Pulmonology, NIDCH, Dhaka
  • Alamgir Mustak Ahammad Phase-B student, Department of Rheumatology, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Md Nahiduzzaman Shazzad Medical officer, Department of Rheumatology, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Md Rafiqul Alam Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • MA Jalil Chowdhury Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, BSMMU, Dhaka
Keywords: Bardet Biedl syndrome, Female child, Normal stature

Abstract

Bardet Biedl syndrome is a rare disease. A case report is presented here where a 13 years old girl presented with obesity, night blindness, learning difficulties and polydactyly. Obesity and night blindness started from since childhood. Her milestones of development were normal but having some learning difficulties. Her parents are healthy as well as her siblings. On examination she looks apathy, extreme obese, having polydactyly and retinitis pigmentosa and high B.P. On laboratory findings there is only dyslipidaemia. On the basis of clinical features she was diagnosed as a case of Bardet-Biedl syndrome.

Bangladesh J Medicine Jan 2015; 26 (1) : 31-34

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Syed Nesar Ahmed, Phase-A student, Department of Pulmonology, NIDCH, Dhaka


Published
2015-11-10
How to Cite
Ahmed, S., Shahin, M. A., Chowdhury, R., Ahammad, A., Shazzad, M. N., Alam, M. R., & Chowdhury, M. (2015). A 13-year-old Female with Bardet- Biedl Syndrome - A Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 26(1), 31-34. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v26i1.25651
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Case Reports