Hypertension; diabetes; urinary disability; tinnitus; Reiter’s syndrome of the left ankle with Achilles tendonitis; degenerative arthritis [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160482


Citation Nr: 18160482 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-46 773 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the claim of whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for a bilateral eye disability is dismissed due to the Veteran’s death. The…

Service connected reduction rating for lumbosacral strain [RESTORED] degenerative arthritis; intervertebral disc syndrome (IVDS); degenerative disc disease (DDD); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160556


Citation Nr: 18160556 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 922A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The reduction of the assigned rating for service connected lumbosacral strain from 40 percent to 10 percent effective December 1, 2015 was improper and the 40 percent rating is restored. Entitlement to a rating in excess of…

10% for metatarsalgia, bilateral bunionectomies [DENIED]; 10% for a fracture of the medial sesamoid of the right foot first metatarsophalangeal joint with degenerative arthritis [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132260


Citation Nr: 18132260 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 12-03 487 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for metatarsalgia, status-post bilateral bunionectomies, is denied. Entitlement to a compensable disability rating of 10 percent (but no higher) for a fracture of the medial sesamoid of…

Entitlement to service connection for degenerative arthritis and degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132285


Citation Nr: 18132285 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-42 810 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for degenerative arthritis and degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine is granted. REMANDED Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral pes planus is remanded. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating a…

Service connection for a bilateral foot disorder, to include pes planus, Morton’s neuroma, metatarsalgia, hammer toes, hallux valgus, plantar fasciitis, and degenerative arthritis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132373


Citation Nr: 18132373 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 11-16 269 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Service connection for a bilateral foot disorder, to include pes planus, Morton’s neuroma, metatarsalgia, hammer toes, hallux valgus, plantar fasciitis, and degenerative arthritis, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran, who is the appellant, served on active…

Peripheral neuropathy affecting the left/right upper/lower extremities [DISMISSED]; chronic lumbar strain; diabetes mellitus [GRANTED]; myofascial and vascular cephalgia [DISMISSED]; macular rash [GRANTED]; SMC [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1829773


Citation Nr: 1829773 Decision Date: 08/01/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 02-13 177 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Detroit, Michigan THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for peripheral neuropathy affecting the right and left upper extremities. 2. Entitlement to service connection for peripheral neuropathy…