Klüver-Bucy syndrome

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Klüver-Bucy syndrome

A rare neurologic disease characterized by visual agnosia hyperorality (strong tendency to examine objects orally) hypermetamorphosis (described as the irresistible impulse to notice and react to everything within sight) hypersexuality changes in dietary habits and hyperphagia placidity and amnesia due to bilateral lesions of the temporal lobe including the hippocampus and amygdala.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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