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Kluver-Bucy syndrome

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Mondo Description Kluver Bucy syndrome is a rare behavioral impairment characterized byinappropriate sexual behaviors and mouthing of objects. Other signs and symptoms, includea 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. Treatment is symptomatic and may include the use of psychotropic medications.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0005817:  Kluver-Bucy syndrome
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