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Clinical Correlations: Wernicke–Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), Klüver–Bucy Syndrome and Alzheimer´s Disease

by Craig Canby, PhD
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    The lecture Clinical Correlations: Wernicke–Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), Klüver–Bucy Syndrome and Alzheimer´s Disease by Craig Canby, PhD is from the course Limbic System. It contains the following chapters:

    • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
    • Klüver-Bucy Syndrome
    • Alzheimer Disease

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    1. Mammillary body and dorsomedial thalamic nucleus
    2. Mammillary body and ventromedial thalamic nucleus
    3. Ventroposterolateral and ventroposteromedial thalamic nucleus
    4. Ventromedial and dorsomedial thalamic nucleus
    5. Mammillary body and ventral lateral thalamic nucleus
    1. Hyperfocus on their surroundings
    2. Gait ataxia
    3. Make up information they don’t remember
    4. Inability to remember recent events
    5. Difficulty with learning new information
    1. Patients present with increased emotional responses.
    2. There is a bilateral lesion of amygdala and hippocampus.
    3. Visual agnosia and hypermetamorphosis are prominent symptoms.
    4. They have inappropriate sexual behavior.
    5. Trauma and herpes encephalitis are the possible etiologies.
    1. Occipital lobe
    2. Frontal lobe
    3. None of the above
    4. Temporal lobe
    5. Parietal lobe

    Author of lecture Clinical Correlations: Wernicke–Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), Klüver–Bucy Syndrome and Alzheimer´s Disease

     Craig Canby, PhD

    Craig Canby, PhD


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    Perfectly clear overview on a rather complicated matter!
    By Julie D. on 04. August 2017 for Clinical Correlations: Wernicke–Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), Klüver–Bucy Syndrome and Alzheimer´s Disease

    Very well-explained and thus helpful lectures! Also, the images are better than anywhere else.