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Carotid arterial disease - Hypertension Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 10 June 2012.

Preliminary questions [13632]

317 the veteran has hypertension.

13641the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and VEA service for carotid arterial disease.

13652

the hypertension was present before the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

13644the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and VEA service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

13648the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and operational service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

or

13649the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and eligible service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

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.

13653

the hypertension was present before the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

13645the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and VEA service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

13650the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and operational service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

or

13651the veteran has established the causal connection between the hypertension and eligible service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [13648]

334the hypertension is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [13649]

934the hypertension is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [13650]

334the hypertension is causally related to operational service.

13654

the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the hypertension is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [13651]

934the hypertension is causally related to eligible service.

13655

the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the hypertension is causally related.