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Cirrhosis of the liver

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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Cirrhosis of the liver Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Preliminary questions [22585]

22577 the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

22586

the veteran has had cirrhosis of the liver at some time.

22587 the veteran has suffered from cirrhosis of the liver before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22590the veteran has established the causal connection between the cirrhosis of the liver and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22591the veteran has established the causal connection between the cirrhosis of the liver and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

22592the veteran has established the causal connection between the cirrhosis of the liver and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [22591]

22588the cirrhosis of the liver is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [22592]

22589the cirrhosis of the liver is causally related to eligible service.