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Mnemonic to remember kluver bucy syndrome (bilateral lesions of Hippocampus & Amygdala)=


H = Hypermetamorphosis (old visual stimuli approached as if they are new)

I = Increased oral exploratory behavior (putting everything in mouth like monkeys)

P = Placidity (no aggression)

H = Hypersexuality + Hyperphagia

I = Impaired memory (Anterograde Amnesia)

P = Psychic Blindness (objects in visual field treated inappropriately)
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I remember as HHHH AA PPy

H= Hyperphagia
H= hyperorality
A=amygdala involved
A= anterograde amnesia
Py= psychic blindness
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