Chondromalacia of the left knee; degenerative disc disease of the thoracolumbar spine with herniated disc, status post microdiscectomy, with residual scar [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160597


Citation Nr: 18160597 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-11 331 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent for chondromalacia of the left knee is remanded. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent for degenerative disc disease of the thoracolumbar spine with herniated disc,…

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Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160598


Citation Nr: 18160598 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 12-36 136 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of the evidence is against finding that the Veteran has an acquired psychiatric disorder due to a disease or injury in…

Service connection for a right shoulder disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160600


Citation Nr: 18160600 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 09-28 247 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Service connection for a right shoulder disability is remanded.   REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from March 1986 to March 1990. The case is on appeal from a June 2008 rating decision. In…

Restoration of a 30 percent disability rating for service-connected patella femoral syndrome of the left knee [GRANTED]; patella femoral syndrome of the left knee [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160601


Citation Nr: 18160601 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 900 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Restoration of a 30 percent disability rating for service-connected patella femoral syndrome of the left knee is granted, effective August 22, 2013. REMANDED Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 30 percent for patella femoral syndrome…

Psychiatric disorder; sleep disorder [REOPENED]; headaches [DENIED]; sleep disorder; gastrointestinal disorder; multiple joint disease [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160604


Citation Nr: 18160604 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-16 709 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The petition to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disorder is granted. The petition to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for a sleep disorder is granted. The claim for…

Fibroids; melanoma on the neck, to include residual neck scars, status-post excision; headache; residuals of a gallbladder surgery [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160605


Citation Nr: 18160605 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-38 257 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for fibroids or residuals thereof is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for melanoma on the neck, to include residual neck scars, status-post excision, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a headache disability…

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); muscle cramps [DENIED]; back disability; right foot disability to include bunions; left foot disability to include bunions [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160606


Citation Nr: 18160606 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 13-15 582 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for fatigue, including chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), is denied. Service connection for muscle cramps is denied. REMANDED Service connection for a back disability, is remanded. Service connection for a right foot disability, to include bunions,…

Entitlement to service connection for depression [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160607


Citation Nr: 18160607 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-03 102 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for depression is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran had active service from December 1987 to March 1992. Entitlement to service connection for depression is remanded. After review of the record, the Board…

Gout; essential tremor [DENIED]; left shoulder condition; cervical spine & back condition; left upper extremity condition; pain and numbness; gall bladder condition; diverticulitis; (GERD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160608


Citation Nr: 18160608 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-23 305A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for gout is denied. Service connection for essential tremor is denied. REMANDED Service connection for a left shoulder condition is remanded. Service connection for a cervical spine condition is remanded. Service connection for a back…

Limitation of flexion in the right knee [NOT PROPER]; limitation of flexion of the right; stability of the right knee; meniscus of the right knee; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160612


Citation Nr: 18160612 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-39 903 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A reduction in the Veteran's evaluation for limitation of flexion in the right knee from 20 percent to 10 percent, effective April 1, 2015, was not proper. REMANDED Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent…