Prognosis for vision is poor and two-thirds to three-fourths of affected patients reach legal blindness by young adulthood. Renal disease becomes life-threatening if left untreated.
Management of multisystem dysfunction requires attentive monitoring, prevention, and appropriate treatments to minimize severity of symptoms. Treatments include physical, dietary, behavioral, speech, and hormone replacement therapies. Corrective surgery, renal transplant, and various pharmacotherapies may be helpful.
For more information, see OMIM.
Q87.89 – Other specified congenital malformation syndromes, not elsewhere classified
5619004 – Bardet-Biedl syndrome