Klü·ver-Bu·cy syn·drome(klē'vĕr bū'sē),
characterized by psychic blindness or hyperreactivity to visual stimuli, increased oral and sexual activity, and depressed drive and emotional reactions. Reported in monkeys after bilateral temporal lobe ablation, but rarely reported in humans.
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Aetiology Herpes encephalitis, trauma with bilateral damage to the anterior temporal lobes or due to temporal lobectomy
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Kluver-Bucy syndromePsychiatry A syndrome following bilateral temporal lobe removal characterized by ↓ recognition of people, loss of fear, rage reactions, hypersexuality, excess oral behavior, memory defects, overreaction to visual stimuli
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Bucy,Paul C., U.S. neurosurgeon, 1904-1992.
Bucy cordotomy knife
Bucy laminectomy rongeur
Klüver-Bucy syndrome - see under Klüver
Klüver,Heinrich, German-born U.S. neurologist, 1897-1979.
Klüver-Barrera Luxol fast blue stain - in combination with cresyl violet, a stain useful for demonstrating myelin and Nissl substance.
Klüver-Bucy syndrome - a syndrome mostly reported in monkeys, characterized by psychic blindness or hyperreactivity to visual stimuli, increased oral and sexual activity, and depressed drive and emotional reactions.
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