Bardet-Biedl syndrome

(redirected from Bardet Biedl Syndrome)

Bar·det-Bie·dl syn·drome

(bahr'dā bē'dĕl), [MIM*209900]
mental retardation, pigmentary retinopathy, polydactyly, obesity, and hypogenitalism; autosomal recessive inheritance.
See also: Laurence-Moon syndrome.


Georges, French physician, 1885–.
Bardet-Biedl syndrome - mental retardation, pigmentary retinopathy, polydactyly, obesity, and hypogenitalism.


Artur, Austrian physician, 1869-1933.
Bardet-Biedl syndrome - see under Bardet
Biedl disease
Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome - see under Laurence
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A Welsh Assembly Government spokeswoman said about access to the specialist clinic: "The Welsh Assembly Government provides funding and support for specialised services for rare diseases such as Laurence Moon Bardet Biedl Syndrome (LMBB).
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The retinal dystrophy can be stationary, as in congenital stationary night blindness, or progressive with conditions such as cone-rod dystrophy, retinitis pigmentosa (see Figure 3, page 49), Bardet Biedl syndrome and other ciliopathies.