Early sonographic aspects of kidney morphology in Bardet-Biedl syndrome

@article{Dippell1998EarlySA,
  title={Early sonographic aspects of kidney morphology in Bardet-Biedl syndrome},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Dippell and Despina E. Varlam},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={1998},
  volume={12},
  pages={559-563}
}
Abstract. Bardet-Biedl syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by postaxial hexadactyly, obesity, mental retardation, pigmented retinopathy, hypogonadism, and renal disease. Morphological changes are present in all areas of the kidney, the renal medulla being the most frequently affected site. Cystic and dysplastic changes are prevalent. Seven children from five families were followed from birth through their 5th birthday. Serial renal sonography revealed a number of… CONTINUE READING

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