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Kluver-Bucy Syndrome Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Kluver Bucy Syndrome; Syndrome, Kluver-Bucy; Temporal Lobectomy Behavior Syndrome

Networked: 4 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 1 result : FDA 8 Generic
  2. Methamphetamine (Desoxyn) : 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Ceroid : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

  1. Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis)
  2. Necrosis
  3. Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms (Cancer of the Nasopharynx)
  4. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Lymphosarcoma)

Key Therapies for Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 result

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