Bardet-Biedl Syndrome

Overview

What is Bardet-Biedl Syndrome?

Bardet-Biedl syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects many different body systems; it is known to cause progressive vision loss, extra fingers and/or toes, obesity, underdeveloped gonads—which can lead to infertility—kidney problems, and learning problems.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/bardet-biedl-syndrome/overview/18127 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-15

References

http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/bardet-biedl-syndrome/

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/bardet-biedl-syndrome

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