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Afshar Saleh A, Khazaei M, Tavassoli A. Diabetes insipidus in a case of Bardet–Biedl Syndrome: Therapy with indomethacin. Horizon Med Sci. 2005; 11 (2) :50-55
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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a congenital malformation characterized by obesity, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly, mental retardation, hypogonadism and kidney involvement, mainly diabetes insipidus. We reported a case of BBS with diabetes insipidus that showed dramatic response to indomethacin. Response to Indomethacin suggested a role by prostaglandins as a pathogenetic factor.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2008/07/19 | Published: 2005/07/15

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