Year : 1999  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 371--373

Subdural Hygroma Presenting as Dementia with Kluver-Bucy Symptoms


Harpreet S Duggal1, Christoday R.J. Khess2, Haque Nizamie3 
1 Resident, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranch- 834 006, India
2 Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranch- 834 006, India
3 Professor and Head of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranch- 834 006, India

Correspondence Address:
Haque Nizamie
Professor and Head of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranch- 834 006
India

Dementia is not an uncommon presentation in psychiatric practice. Of the various causes of reversible dementia, subdural hygroma is a lesser-known potentially reversible cause. A case of dementia with Kluver-Bucy symptoms secondary to subdural hygroma is described and implications of Kluver-Bucy symptoms in dementia are discussed.


How to cite this article:
Duggal HS, Khess CR, Nizamie H. Subdural Hygroma Presenting as Dementia with Kluver-Bucy Symptoms.Indian J Psychiatry 1999;41:371-373


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Duggal HS, Khess CR, Nizamie H. Subdural Hygroma Presenting as Dementia with Kluver-Bucy Symptoms. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 1999 [cited 2021 May 6 ];41:371-373
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