Skip to main content

Search from vocabulary

Content language

Concept information

Preferred term

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome  


  • Topical Descriptor

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • Temporal Lobectomy Behavior Syndrome

Scope note

  • 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.

History note

  • 2000

In other languages


Download this concept:

RDF/XML TURTLE JSON-LD Created 11/3/99, last modified 4/11/22