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BBS Common features: Obesity , Hyperphagia, Visual and cognitive impairment, renal anomalies, postaxial polydactyly

BBS has a highly variable phenotype that evolves significantly during childhood and/or adolescence2

Phenotype can vary between siblings.

*Company-estimated number of affected individuals.

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