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Klüver-Bucy Syndrome

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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Synonyms

  • bilateral temporal lobe disorder

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

Klüver-Bucy syndrome is a very rare cerebral neurological disorder associated with damage to both temporal lobes resulting in abnormalities in memory, social and sexual functioning and idiosyncratic behaviors.

Resources

Alzheimer's Association

225 N. Michigan Avenue

17th Floor

Chicago, IL 60601

USA

Tel: (312)335-8700

Fax: (866)699-1246

Tel: (800)272-3900

TDD: (312)335-5886

Email: info@alz.org

Internet: http://www.alz.org



Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

P.O. Box 8250

Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250

Tel: (301)495-3311

Fax: (301)495-3334

Tel: (800)438-4380

Email: adear@nia.nih.gov

Internet: http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers



NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

P.O. Box 5801

Bethesda, MD 20824

Tel: (301)496-5751

Fax: (301)402-2186

Tel: (800)352-9424

TDD: (301)468-5981

Internet: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/



NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

31 Center Drive, MSC 2320

Communication Avenue

Bethesda, MD 20892-3456

Tel: (301)402-0900

Fax: (301)907-8830

Tel: (800)241-1044

TDD: (800)241-1105

Email: nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov

Internet: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov



Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center

PO Box 8126

Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126

Tel: (301)251-4925

Fax: (301)251-4911

Tel: (888)205-2311

TDD: (888)205-3223

Internet: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/



For a Complete Report

This is an abstract of a report from the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). A copy of the complete report can be downloaded free from the NORD website for registered users. The complete report contains additional information including symptoms, causes, affected population, related disorders, standard and investigational therapies (if available), and references from medical literature. For a full-text version of this topic, go to MyD-H, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock patient portal. You must be a registered MyD-H user for the Lebanon, Manchester, or Nashua locations to access this site.

The information provided in this report is not intended for diagnostic purposes. It is provided for informational purposes only. NORD recommends that affected individuals seek the advice or counsel of their own personal physicians.

It is possible that the title of this topic is not the name you selected. Please check the Synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and Disorder Subdivision(s) covered by this report

This disease entry is based upon medical information available through the date at the end of the topic. Since NORD's resources are limited, it is not possible to keep every entry in the Rare Disease Database completely current and accurate. Please check with the agencies listed in the Resources section for the most current information about this disorder.

For additional information and assistance about rare disorders, please contact the National Organization for Rare Disorders at P.O. Box 1968, Danbury, CT 06813-1968; phone (203) 744-0100; web site www.rarediseases.org or email orphan@rarediseases.org

Last Updated:  3/8/2012

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