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Malignant neoplasm of the bile duct - Chronic hepatitis B infection Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2007.

Preliminary questions [37937]

37939 there is some evidence that chronic hepatitis B infection may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

22578 the veteran has had chronic hepatitis B at some time.

37941

the veteran had chronic hepatitis B infection at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

37942the veteran has established the causal connection between chronic hepatitis B infection and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the bile duct.

Clinical onset and operational service [37942]

20713the chronic hepatitis B is causally related to operational service.