Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction and Hirschsprung's disease in the Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Helv Paediatr Acta. 1988 Nov;43(3):249-52.


A child with the Bardet-Biedl syndrome associated with Hirschsprung's disease and multiple anterior pituitary hormone deficiencies is described. The importance of endocrine assessment of such patients who show disturbance of growth or puberty is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Female
  • Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / deficiency*
  • Gonadotropins, Pituitary / deficiency*
  • Hirschsprung Disease / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Laurence-Moon Syndrome / metabolism*
  • Thyrotropin / deficiency*


  • Gonadotropins, Pituitary
  • Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
  • Thyrotropin