Other Names for this Disease
- Biedl-Bardet Syndrome
- Laurence Moon Bardet Biedl syndrome
- Laurence Moon syndrome
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Most affected males produce reduced amounts of sex hormones and are unable to father biological children. However, at least two men with Bardet-Biedl syndrome are known to have fathered children.
Last updated: 6/10/2013
- Bardet-Biedl syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). May 2010; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/bardet-biedl-syndrome. Accessed 6/10/2013.
- Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Medical Booklet - LMBBS: More than meets the eye . Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Society. http://www.lmbbs.org.uk/LMBBS/file/WordDocs/LMBBS_More_than_meets_the_eye.txt. Accessed 6/10/2013.