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Charles, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, and physiologist, 1774-1842. See: Bell law, Bell-Magendie law, Bell respiratory nerve, Bell palsy, Bell spasm, external respiratory nerve of Bell.


John, Scottish surgeon and anatomist, 1763-1820. See: Bell muscle.
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Q. What Is Bell's Palsy? A friend of mine has been told she has Bell's palsy. What happens in this disease?

A. Bell's palsy is defined as an idiopathic (from an unknown reason) unilateral facial nerve paralysis, usually self-limiting. The trademark is rapid onset of partial or complete palsy, usually in a single day.
Here you can learn more about what exactly is Bell's palsy-

Q. What are the causes of bell's palsy?

A. I had it 5 years ago at age 20. All the symptoms of the above are correct not to mention the tiredness and rapid blinking of the eye from the effected side.

In my case I have just found out that I have a non milignate tumor behind my left eye which was likely to be the cause of the Bell Pausy in the first place. I encourage anyone who has symptoms or pain spanning more than 8 weeks to see their doctor and if possible request request or demand a MRI scan for peace of mind.

If pain persists get a second opinion and dont let the Dr. shrugg you off.

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Her first venture into print in 1846, Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, was paid for by Emily and her sisters and sold only two copies.
Apart from these two poems, the base text used for every poem is a holograph, but where there are variants in Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell (1846), these have been adopted in the belief that, since she was involved in the project, these changes represent Emily's final revisions.
In 1846, adopting the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte published an edition of their Poems; and in the following year Smith, Elder, and Co.
Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Novel by Bronte, Anne (writing under the pseudonym Acton Bell), first published in three volumes in 1848.