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A 27-year-old man with rare genetic disorder presented with morbid obesity

1 Department of Endocrinology, North East Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh
2 Department of Medicine, North East Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh
3 Department of Endocrinology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
4 Department of Endocrinology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
5 Department of Endocrinology, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

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Mohammad Abdul Hannan,
Department of Endocrinology, North East Medical College, Sylhet
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DOI: 10.4103/bjem.bjem_6_22

Overweight and obesity are rapidly increasing globally, and Bardet–Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare genetic disorder that can cause obesity. We report a case of a 27-year-old unmarried man with morbid obesity, retinal dystrophy, polydactyly, mental retardation, hypogonadism, and poor scholastic performance diagnosed as BBS who was admitted to our care.

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