Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome

What is Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome?

Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome (BFLS) is a rare X-linked obesity syndrome characterized by intellectual deficit, truncal obesity, characteristic facial features, hypogonadism, tapered fingers and short toes.

Other condition names

  • BFLS
  • Intellectual disability-epilepsy-endocrine disorders syndrome

Inheritance type

X-linked recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Neonatal
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