Bardet Biedel Syndrome: a Rare Cause of Chronic Kidney Disease

Demirci Yıldırım T.

BANTAO JOURNAL, vol.14, no.1, pp.41-42, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/bj-2016-0009
  • Journal Name: BANTAO JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Academic Search Premier
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-42
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Bardet Biedl syndrome (BBS) is characterized by obesity, retinitis pigmentosa, hypogonadism, mental retardation and polydactyly. Additionally, renal, cardiac and neurological manifestations may be seen. We report a case of BBS with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at the age of 43