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Exposure to manganese

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Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism - Exposure to manganese Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 26 September 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Exposure to Manganese - Parkinson's Diease and Parkinsonism [CR9110]

Preliminary questions [23249]

23275

there is some evidence that being exposed to manganese as specified may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

23276 the veteran has been exposed to manganese as specified at some time.

23285

the veteran has been exposed to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months at some time.

23277the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and VEA service for Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism.

23286

the veteran was exposed to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

23278the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and VEA service for the clinical onset of parkinsonism.

23280the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and operational service for the clinical onset of parkinsonism.

or

23281the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and eligible service for the clinical onset of parkinsonism.

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.

23291

the veteran was exposed to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

23279the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and VEA service for the clinical worsening of Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism.

23282the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and operational service for the clinical worsening of Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism.

or

23283the veteran has established the causal connection between the exposure to manganese as specified and eligible service for the clinical worsening of Parkinson's disease or parkinsonism.

Clinical onset and operational service [23280]

38596the veteran has parkinsonism.

23284

operational service made a material contribution to the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

32218

the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, to which operational service materially contributed, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [23281]

38596the veteran has parkinsonism.

23289

eligible service made a material contribution to the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

32219

the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, to which eligible service materially contributed, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and operational service [23282]

23292

operational service made a material contribution to the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

24634

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred before the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months, to which operational service materially contributed.

32185

the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, to which operational service materially contributed, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [23283]

23293

eligible service made a material contribution to the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

23294

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred before the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months, to which eligible service materially contributed.

32186

the veteran's exposure to manganese as specified at least once per week for a continuous period of at least 6 months within the 10 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, to which eligible service materially contributed, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.