Kluver Bucy syndrome

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Kluver Bucy syndrome

Kluver Bucy syndrome is a rare behavioral impairment characterized by inappropriate sexual behaviors and mouthing of objects. Other signs and symptoms, include a diminished ability to visually recognize objects, loss of normal fear and anger responses, memory loss, distractibility, seizures, and dementia. It is associated with damage to the anterior temporal lobes of the brain. Cases have been reported in association with herpes encephalitis and head trauma.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Kluver Bucy syndrome" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IIIA presents as a variant of Klüver-Bucy syndrome.
 

Author(s): Michael Potegal, Brianna Yund, Kyle Rudser, Alia Ahmed, Kate Delaney, Igor Nestrasil, Chester B Whitley, Elsa G Shapiro

Journal: J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013 ;35(6):608-16.

 

Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IIIA (MPS IIIA) is a neurodegenerative disease with behavioral symptoms unique among the mucopolysaccharidoses. Children with MPS IIIA reportedly mouth things, explore novel environments almost continuously, disregard danger, and empathize/socialize and ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2013

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Relapsing herpes simplex encephalitis resulting in Kluver-Bucy syndrome.
 

Author(s): Bon D Ku, Sung Sang Yoon

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2011 ;50(7):763-6.

 

Relapsing herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) rarely occurs after acyclovir treatment. We treated a patient with relapsing HSE of the contralateral temporal lobe, resulting in Klüver-Bucy syndrome, after a full-dose acyclovir treatment. This case suggests that physicians should consider ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2011

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[Klüver-Bucy syndrome secondary to medulloblastoma metastasis].
 

Author(s): E Soto-Cabrera, A González-Aguilar, J M Márquez-Romero

Journal: Neurologia. 2010 Mar;25(2):135-6.

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2010

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