The full Klüver-Bucy syndrome (KBS) – hyperorality, placidity, hypermetamorphosis, dietary changes, altered sexual behavior, and visual. Klüver-Bucy syndrome is a very rare cerebral neurological disorder associated with damage to both temporal lobes resulting in abnormalities in memory, social . Klüver-Bucy syndrome is described here because its cause is usually bilateral lesions in the territory of the PCAs. In the small number of reports of the syndrome .

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The Klüver-Bucy Syndrome.

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Discrete bilateral lesions of the lateral amygdaloid nucleus produced a permanent “hypersexed state.

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Views Read Edit View history. Sexual maturation disorder Ego-dystonic sexual orientation Sexual relationship disorder Paraphilia Voyeurism Fetishism. Social neurosciences research shows that changes in temporal lobe is identified as a cause for aberrant sexual and hyper-sexual behaviors.

Infobox medical condition new. It is rare for humans to manifest all of the identified symptoms of the syndrome; three or more are required for diagnosis. D ICD – About News Events Contact.

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Mental disorders due to a general medical condition Sexual arousal Syndromes affecting the nervous system Amygdala Psychopathological syndromes Rare syndromes. The Kluver-Bucy syndrome is a clinical syndrome observed in humans and other animals after bilateral lesions in the temporal lobe that involve the amygdala, hippocampal formation, and adjacent neural structures. Investigational Therapies Information on current clinical trials is posted on the Internet at www.

Personality disorder Impulse control disorder Kleptomania Trichotillomania Pyromania Dermatillomania Factitious disorder Munchausen syndrome. This kluveg be the result of trauma to the brain itself, or the result of other degenerative brain diseases, tumors, syndroms it can be caused by some brain infections, most commonly herpes simplex encephalitis a viral brain infection.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For information about clinical trials sponsored by private sources, contact: The clinical features ayndrome KBS in man are similar to those in monkeys, but the full syndrome is rarely seen, probably because the anterior temporal lobe dysfunction is usually less severe than that following total temporal lobe ablation in monkeys.


Various attempts were made to localize the component features to specific areas of the temporal lobe, with mixed success. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Disorganized hebephrenic schizophrenia Paranoid schizophrenia Simple-type schizophrenia Childhood schizophrenia Pseudoneurotic schizophrenia.

First aired September 12, Adult personality and behavior Gender dysphoria Sexual maturation disorder Ego-dystonic sexual orientation Sexual relationship disorder Paraphilia Voyeurism Fetishism. Frontotemporal degeneration is a very rare progressive neurological disease initially predominately affecting the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Human KBS does not occur in isolation, but is typically part of a complex behavioral syndrome that almost always includes amnesia and syndtome, and that may also include dementia and seizures. Years Published,, Together mluver are strong. The treatment of KBS is difficult and often unsatisfactory. Neuroticstress -related and somatoform.

Judgment, concentration, speech and physical coordination may also be affected.