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Selenium deficiency

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Cardiomyopathy - Selenium deficiency Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2007.

Investigative Documents

Medical Report - Selenium Deficiency - Cardiomyopathy [MR9382]

Preliminary questions [38286]

38287

there is some evidence that selenium deficiency may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

38288 the veteran has had selenium deficiency as defined in the Statements of Principles for cardiomyopathy at some time.

38289the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and VEA service for cardiomyopathy.

38296

the veteran had selenium deficiency as defined in the Statements of Principles for cardiomyopathy at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

38290the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and VEA service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

38292the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and operational service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

38293the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and eligible service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

38297

the veteran has had selenium deficiency as defined in the Statements of Principles for cardiomyopathy at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

38291the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and VEA service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

38294the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and operational service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

or

38295the veteran has established the causal connection between selenium deficiency and eligible service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

Clinical onset and operational service [38292]

38302

the veteran's selenium deficiency at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [38293]

38303

the veteran's selenium deficiency at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [38294]

38304

the veteran's selenium deficiency at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration is causally related to operational service.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [38295]

38305

the veteran's selenium deficiency at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration is causally related to eligible service.