Definitions for kluver-bucy syndrome
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A neurobehavioral syndrome associated with bilateral medial temporal lobe dysfunction. Clinical manifestations include oral exploratory behavior; tactile exploratory behavior; hypersexuality; BULIMIA; MEMORY DISORDERS; placidity; and an inability to recognize objects or faces. This disorder may result from a variety of conditions, including CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; infections; ALZHEIMER DISEASE; PICK DISEASE OF THE BRAIN; and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS.
Klüver–Bucy syndrome is a syndrome resulting from bilateral lesions of the amygdala. Klüver–Bucy syndrome may present with hyperphagia, hypersexuality, hyperorality, and docility.
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