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bardet-biedl syndrome 21

Disease Summary
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Mondo Description BBS21 is an autosomal recessive ciliopathy characterized by obesity, postaxial polydactyly, retinal degeneration, and mild cognitive impairment ({1:Heon et al., 2016}; {2:Khan et al., 2016}).nnFor a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of Bardet-Biedl syndrome, see BBS1 (OMIM:209900).
Uniprot Description A form of Bardet-Biedl syndrome, a syndrome characterized by usually severe pigmentary retinopathy, early-onset obesity, polydactyly, hypogenitalism, renal malformation and mental retardation. Secondary features include diabetes mellitus, hypertension and congenital heart disease. Bardet-Biedl syndrome inheritance is autosomal recessive, but three mutated alleles (two at one locus, and a third at a second locus) may be required for clinical manifestation of some forms of the disease.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0044308:  bardet-biedl syndrome 21