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B and hepatitis C. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The RO has obtained all relevant evidence necessary for an equitable disposition of the veteran's appeal. 2. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C had their onset during the
biopsy revealed the veteran had cirrhosis and chronic active hepatitis which was felt to be due to hepatitis C. Further evaluation ruled out other causes for the cirrhosis as no history of contributing
BVA9400685 DOCKET NO. 92-13 230 DATE ) THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C with resultant cirrhosis of the liver. 2. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted
G-specific antibodies, positive for hepatitis B surface antibody, negative for hepatitis B surface antigen, and negative for hepatitis C antibodies. The sample quantity was not sufficient to test for hepatitis
hepatitis C and psychiatric disorder. 5. Residuals of a head injury have not been demonstrated. CONCLUSIONS OF LAW 1. Hepatitis C was incurred in service. 38 U.S.C.A. งง 1110, 5107 (West 2002
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Los Angeles, California THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to an effective
for a psychiatric disability, to include depression and schizoaffective disorder, including secondary to hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for hepatitis C. REPRESENTATION
Board observes that the Veteran was 51 years of age in June 2009 when he was diagnosed with hepatitis C, and the hepatitis C diagnosis was made approximately 5 years after the conclusion of the Veteran's
A history of tattoos 20 years previously was documented and Dr. K. N. indicated that hepatitis C was presumably due to tattoos. A diagnosis of hepatitis C was confirmed on liver wedge biopsy of October
for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 20 percent for service-connected residuals of vagotomy, peptic ulcer, with hepatitis C, from July 16, 1999, to July 1, 2001.
show that hepatitis C was first noted in May 1999. In December 2004, the Veteran was evaluated for treatment of hepatitis C. It was noted that he was positive for intravenous drug abuse and tattoos and
Veteran seeks service connection for hepatitis C and a psychiatric disorder, including PTSD, on a direct basis, as related to his active service. He claims that he developed the hepatitis C in service,
RO for appropriate action. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran's hepatitis C has been manifested by fatigue, malaise, and some hepatomegaly. 2. The Veteran's hepatitis C has not been productive of
to herbicides on active duty. 2. Hepatitis C was not affirmatively shown to have been present in service, and hepatitis C, first diagnosed after service, was unrelated to an injury, disease, or event
establishes that the disease or injury was incurred in service. 38 C.F.R. § 3.303(d). To establish service connection for hepatitis C, the evidence must show that hepatitis C infection, risk factor(
disability rating for hepatitis C, from 20 percent to 10 percent was improper, and the criteria for restoration of a 20 percent rating for hepatitis C from November 1, 2009 have been met. 38 U.S.C.A. งง
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Waco, Texas THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral
to include as secondary to a lung disorder and/or hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C, to include as secondary to claimed herbicide exposure. 3. Entitlement to service
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Los Angeles, California THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to a disability rating
of service connection for Hepatitis C. The Veteran appealed the Board's decisions regarding the cervical spine and Hepatitis C claims to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court),
Connection The Veteran contends that he has developed hepatitis C as a result of active service. He argues that his hepatitis C is the result of air gun inoculations he received when he initially began
for hepatitis C infection. Thereafter, in February 2013, the same examiner provided an opinion that considered all of the Veteran's risk factors and their likelihood of resulting in hepatitis C infection
left upper extremity above the elbow. 16. Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 60 percent for Hepatitis C. 17. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for hemorrhoids. REPRESENTATION
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Indianapolis, Indiana THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to service connection for
and hepatitis C. 5. Entitlement to service connection for hypertensive vascular disease, to include as secondary to service-connected liver cirrhosis and hepatitis C. 6. Entitlement to service connection
hepatitis C, the evidence must show that the Veteran's hepatitis C infection, risk factor(s), or symptoms were incurred in or aggravated by service. Risk factors for hepatitis C include intravenous (IV)
he had never been in contact with anyone that had Hepatitis C. T.9. The Veteran stated that he was not diagnosed with Hepatitis C in service. T. 9. He testified that he was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in
the Veteran's VA medical records note that he has "[c]hronic hepatitis C without mention of hepatic coma." With respect to the second McLendon element, the incurrence of the Veteran's hepatitis C in
hepatitis C is etiologically related to active duty service. CONCLUSION OF LAW Service connection for hepatitis C is warranted. 38 U.S.C.A. § 1110 (West 2002); 38 C.F.R. § 3.303 (2012). REASONS
C, and argued that it would have been impossible to diagnose the Veteran with hepatitis C in service because hepatitis C was not officially recognized until the late 1980s. At his July 2013 hearing,
claimed as secondary to hepatitis C, for the purpose of accrued benefits. 4. Entitlement to service connection for anemia, claimed as secondary to hepatitis C, for the purpose of accrued benefits.
hepatitis C is related to his active duty service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for a grant of service connection for hepatitis C have been met. 38 U.S.C.A. §§ 1110, 1131, 5107 (West 2002); 38
whether the Veteran's current hepatitis C had its onset during his military service. CONCLUSION OF LAW Resolving doubt in favor of the Veteran, his hepatitis C was incurred as a result of his military
or hepatitis C (i.e., evidence showing that the Veteran's currently diagnosed hepatitis C had its onset during military service or is otherwise etiologically related thereto). 3. The Veteran does not
service connection for hepatitis C. 38 U.S.C.A. § 5108 (West 2002); 38 C.F.R. § 3.156 (2012). 3. The criteria for establishing service connection for hepatitis C have not been met. 38 U.S.C.A.
1. Entitlement to service connection for traumatic brain injury (TBI). 2. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 3. Entitlement to service connection for spinal meningitis. 4. Entitlement
THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus (DM). 2. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. 3. Entitlement to an increased disability rating in excess of 10 percent
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to total disability
required. REMAND In this appeal, the Veteran seeks service connection for hepatitis C on the basis that he believes he was exposed to the hepatitis C virus due to his active duty service as a medic
connected in veterans exposed to Agent Orange. 3. Hepatitis and/or a liver disorder was not manifest during service. 4. Hepatitis and/or a liver disorder is not attributable to service CONCLUSION
If the Veteran has Hepatitis C, is it very likely, highly unlikely, or at least as likely as not (examiner to choose one) that Hepatitis C began in active service? c) If so, the examiner should state the
by the agency of original jurisdiction (AOJ). See 38 C.F.R. ง 20.1304(c) (2012). FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran's hepatitis C has resulted in signs and symptoms of daily fatigue and malaise, with
On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUE 1. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C with liver failure and cirrhosis. 2. Entitlement
consideration. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. No injury, disease, or chronic symptoms of a hepatitis C were manifested during service. 2. The Veteran did not continuously manifest symptoms of hepatitis C
service connection for hearing loss. 4. Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus. 5. Entitlement to service connection for hepatitis C. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Disabled American
pending at the time of his death. The appellant contends that the Veteran's liver failure occurred as a consequence of his hepatitis C and that the Veteran contracted hepatitis C during service, specifically,
his diagnosed hepatitis C with associated liver cirrhosis to his active service. He has specifically contended that his hepatitis C was incurred as a result of getting a tattoo and/or as a result of exposure
connection for a disability claimed as left hip arthritis. 4. Entitlement to service connection for left foot arthritis. 5. Entitlement to service connection for Hepatitis C. 6. Entitlement to service
1. Whether new and material evidence has been presented to reopen the Veteran's claim for service-connection for hepatitis C. 2. Entitlement to service-connection for hepatitis C. ATTORNEY FOR THE
transfusion are the prominent risk factors for the [V]eteran's contracting hepatitis C." The examiner states that the Veteran's hepatitis C was not at least as likely as not aggravated by the service-
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