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Neuro Which brain part affected in Klüver-Bucy syndrome

A 29-year-old man is brought to the emergency room after a traffic accident causing a traumatic brain injury. Within several hours he begins eating objects such as paper, is unable to maintain attention, and displays increased sexual activity. He is diagnosed with Klüver-Bucy syndrome. A diagnostic MRI is ordered to confirm bilateral lesions of which of the following regions of the brain?

A. Temporal lobe
B. Hypothalamus
C. Olfactory lobe
D. Hippocampus
E. Cingulate gyrus
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A. Temporal lobe ?
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yes A .. amygdala located in temporal lobe is the main site of lesion ......
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temporal lobe
Bilateral ablation of the anterior temporal lobe, including the amygdaloid nuclei
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