Kluver Bucy syndrome
is a rare behavioral impairment characterized by inappropriate sexual behaviors and mouthing of objects. Other signs and symptoms, include a diminished ability to visually recognize objects, loss of normal fear and anger responses, memory loss, distractibility, seizures, and dementia
. It is associated with damage to the anterior temporal lobes
of the brain. Cases have been reported in association with herpes encephalitis
and head trauma.
Treatment is symptomatic and may include the use of psychotropic medications.
Last updated: 4/11/2016