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Connective tissue disease
Trigeminal neuralgia - Connective tissue disease Factor
Last reviewed for CCPS 10 March 1995.
Preliminary questions 
8603 there is some evidence that a connective tissue disease may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.
8184 — the veteran has suffered from a connective tissue disease at some time.
6563 the veteran has had scleroderma at some time.
8615 the veteran has had Sjogren's syndrome at some time.
8617 the veteran has had mixed connective tissue disease at some time.
8186 the veteran suffered from the identified illness or injury, a connective tissue disease, prior to the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.
8187 — the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a connective tissue disease, and operational service for the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.
Clinical onset and operational service