Right orbitofrontal tumor with pedophilia symptom and constructional apraxia sign.

@article{Burns2003RightOT,
  title={Right orbitofrontal tumor with pedophilia symptom and constructional apraxia sign.},
  author={Jeffrey M. Burns and Russell Howard Swerdlow},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={437-40}
}
BACKGROUND Orbitofrontal abnormalities are associated with poor impulse control, altered sexual behavior, and sociopathy. OBJECTIVE To describe a patient with acquired pedophilia and a right orbitofrontal tumor who was unable to inhibit sexual urges despite preserved moral knowledge. DESIGN Case report. RESULTS The patient displayed impulsive sexual behavior with pedophilia, marked constructional apraxia, and agraphia. The behavioral symptoms and constructional deficits, including… CONTINUE READING
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