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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Bardet- Biedl syndrome – A rare case

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Author Details: Madhusmita Behera*,Samir Patra

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-1451

Print ISSN : 2395-1443

Article First Page : 554

Article End Page : 555


Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with wide spectrum of clinical features. BBs is distinguished from the much rarer Laurence-moon syndrome, in which retinal pigmentary degeneration, mental retardation, and hypogonadism occur in association with progressive spastic paraparesis and distal muscle weakness, but without polydactyly. Most common feature of BBS is retinal dystrophy. The visual prognosis for children with Bardet-Biedl syndrome is poor.

Keywords: Mental retardation, Pigmentary retinopathy, Polydactyly.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-1451.2018.0124