oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Bardet-Biedl syndrome in a Zimbabwean child

Volume 37, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



An isolated case of Bardet-Biedl syndrome in a 12 year-old Zimbabwean boy is descriptionbed. The patient presented with retinitis pigmentosa. polydactyly, mental retardation, obesity and hypogenitalism. To the best of the author's knowledge, it is the first paediatric case descriptionbed in the African literature.

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