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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The terms "Kluver Bucy syndrome" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical manifestations and morphological changes in one case with post-stroke Klüver-Bucy syndrome.
 

Author(s): Nicolae Cătălin Hreniuc, Carmen NeamŢu, Mircea Florin Sferdian, Cristina Georgiana Ghib Para, Cris Virgiliu Precup, Ioan Ioiart

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2017 ;58(2):665-669.

 

We present the case of a 71-year-old right-handed male, admitted to the Department of Neurology, Emergency County Hospital of Arad, Romania, on November 2015, with a rare case of Klüver-Bucy syndrome (KBS), following an ischemic stroke of the right temporal lobe, which was previously ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Klüver-Bucy syndrome associated with a recessive variant in HGSNAT in two siblings with Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIC (Sanfilippo C).
 

Author(s): Hao Hu, Christoph Hübner, Zoltan Lukacs, Luciana Musante, Esther Gill, Thomas F Wienker, Hans-Hilger Ropers, Ellen Knierim, Markus Schuelke

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2017 02;25(2):253-256.

 

Klüver-Bucy syndrome (KBS) comprises a set of neurobehavioral symptoms with psychic blindness, hypersexuality, disinhibition, hyperorality, and hypermetamorphosis that were originally observed after bilateral lobectomy in Rhesus monkeys. We investigated two siblings with KBS from ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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