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Hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity

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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Preliminary questions [2776]

22810 there is some evidence that hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

22577 the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

22578

the veteran has had chronic hepatitis B at some time.

2782the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

2783the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

2784the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [2783]

22579

the veteran suffered from hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

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

Clinical onset and eligible service [2784]

22581

the veteran suffered from hepatitis B with evidence of chronicity at the time of the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

20714the chronic hepatitis B is causally related to eligible service.