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Blepharitis - Conjunctivitis Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 26 August 2004.

Preliminary questions [13451]

13535 there is some evidence that conjunctivitis may be a factor in the worsening of the condition under consideration.

13476 the clinical onset of blepharitis of side and site of the body occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

13477

the veteran's blepharitis of side and site of the body permanently worsened.

13536

the veteran has suffered from conjunctivitis at some time.

13537 the veteran has suffered from conjunctivitis of side and site of the body at some time.

13803conjunctivitis means an inflammation of the conjunctiva (the membrane lining the eyelids and exposed surface of the sclera), attracting ICD code 77, 370.3 or 370.4, or an ICD code in the range 372.0 to 372.3. [Default true]

13538

the veteran suffered from the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

13539the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, and VEA service for the clinical worsening of blepharitis.

13540the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, and operational service for the clinical worsening of blepharitis.

or

13541the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, and eligible service for the clinical worsening of blepharitis.

Clinical worsening and operational service [13540]

13542the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, is causally related to operational service.

13544

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [13541]

13543the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, is causally related to eligible service.

13545

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the identified illness or injury, a type of conjunctivitis of side and site of the body, is causally related.