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Tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve

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Trigeminal neuralgia - Tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 10 March 1995.

Preliminary questions [8152]

8601 there is some evidence that a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

8168 the veteran has suffered from a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve at some time.

8169tumour means an abnormal growth, and includes benign and malignant lesions. [Default true]

8170 the veteran suffered from the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, prior to the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.

8171the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, and VEA service for the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.

8172the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, and operational service for the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.

or

8173the veteran has established the causal connection between the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, and eligible service for the clinical onset of trigeminal neuralgia.

Clinical onset and operational service [8172]

8174the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [8173]

8175the identified illness or injury, a tumour affecting the trigeminal nerve, is causally related to eligible service.