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Kluver-Bucy syndrome

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A 44-year-old woman is brought by her husband to her primary care physician's office because of chronic personality changes. The husband complains that the patient has gradually become very hypersexual, making inappropriate remarks in public and sexual advances toward strangers. He states that sometimes she does not recognize him and has trouble communicating. She seems to always have something in her mouth, whether it is her fingers, clothes, food, or inedible things. Her past medical history is significant for oral cold sores that seems to come up in times of stress, and are usually controlled with acyclovir. Which of the following areas of the brain is most likely affected?

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