oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome: a case report

Volume 19, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



A case of Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome is descriptionbed in an 18 year old Rhodesian male. The patient presented with retinitis pigmentosa (macular type), polydactyly and mental deficiency. There was no obesity and the sexual organs were normally developed but there was a slight reduction in the 17-ketosteroids in ,the urine. An additional finding ,was high myopia.

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