Mental faculties[ edit ] Phrenologists believe that the human mind has a set of various mental faculties , each one represented in a different area of the brain. For example, the faculty of "philoprogenitiveness", from the Greek for "love of offspring", was located centrally at the back of the head see illustration of the chart from Webster's Academic Dictionary. These areas were said to be proportional to a person's propensities. The importance of an organ was derived from relative size compared to other organs. It was believed that the cranial skull—like a glove on the hand—accommodates to the different sizes of these areas of the brain, so that a person's capacity for a given personality trait could be determined simply by measuring the area of the skull that overlies the corresponding area of the brain.
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Optic neuritis Optic neuritis affects the optic nerves, which connect the eyes and the brain. Optic neuritis is a condition in which the nerve that connects the eyes and brain becomes inflamed and swollen. Side effects can include pain and temporary loss of vision, which usually peaks within a few days and can take 4—12 weeks to improve. Infections can trigger optic neuritis, and it is also commonly associated with multiple sclerosis MS. Around 50 percent of all people with MS experience optic neuritis, which is often the first indication of MS.
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Types The most common type of sinus surgery is endoscopic sinus surgery. However, there are other procedures that may be carried out. This is an illuminated, thin fiber-optic tube. The endoscope is inserted into the nose to reach the openings of the sinuses.
An additional rare manifestation is imperforate anus summary by Weaver et al. The ectropion suggested Treacher Collins syndrome Falace and Hall presented a 5-generation kindred in which of 12 affected persons, 8 had abnormal teeth, 4 had euryblepharon eyelids with abnormally wide lid opening , and 2 had clefts. Peters described congenital lagophthalmia in 4 generations.