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Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (Syndrome, Bardet-Biedl)

An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; POLYDACTYLY; OBESITY; MENTAL RETARDATION; hypogenitalism; renal dysplasia; and short stature. This syndrome has been distinguished as a separate entity from LAURENCE-MOON SYNDROME. (From J Med Genet 1997 Feb;34(2):92-8)
Also Known As:
Syndrome, Bardet-Biedl; Laurence Moon Bardet Biedl Syndrome; Syndrome, Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl; Bardet Biedl Syndrome; Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
Networked: 185 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 7 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Prader-Willi Syndrome (Syndrome, Prader-Willi)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Osteoporosis
4. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
5. Turner Syndrome (Turner's Syndrome)

Experts

1. Sheffield, Val C: 16 articles (08/2015 - 06/2004)
2. Katsanis, Nicholas: 11 articles (01/2012 - 05/2004)
3. Leroux, Michel R: 10 articles (12/2014 - 05/2004)
4. Beales, Philip L: 10 articles (11/2014 - 05/2004)
5. Stone, Edwin M: 10 articles (01/2014 - 06/2004)
6. Seo, Seongjin: 7 articles (08/2015 - 04/2008)
7. Badano, Jose L: 6 articles (06/2014 - 05/2004)
8. Stoetzel, Corinne: 5 articles (08/2015 - 01/2007)
9. Zhang, Qihong: 5 articles (06/2015 - 09/2007)
10. Leitch, Carmen C: 5 articles (06/2014 - 05/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Bardet-Biedl Syndrome:
1. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)IBA
2. Meckel syndrome type 1IBA
3. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
5. HSP27 Heat-Shock ProteinsIBA
6. A-Form DNA (A-DNA)IBA
7. rab GTP-Binding ProteinsIBA
8. Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors (Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor)IBA
9. Vitamin D-Binding ProteinIBA
10. Vitamin A (Retinol)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Caloric Restriction
2. Kidney Transplantation
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement)
5. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)