Cervical spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) and (DJD); lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD); lower back residual surgical scar and left hemithorax scars [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18160630


Citation Nr: 18160630 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-54 528 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER An initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent for cervical spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) and degenerative joint disease (DJD) is denied. An initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD)…

Left hip disorder based on adduction; bilateral hearing loss; scar resulting from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder; headache; PTSD; TMJ [DENIED] & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154163


Citation Nr: 18154163 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-37 698 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Whether VA has received new and material evidence to reopen a claim of service connection for a left ankle disorder is dismissed. Whether VA has received new and material evidence to reopen a claim of service connection…

Varicose veins along with lipodermasclerosis, right/left lower extremity; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123992


Citation Nr: 18123992 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 784 DATE: August 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a higher rating for varicose veins along with lipodermasclerosis, right lower extremity, currently evaluated as 40 percent disabling is remanded. Entitlement to a higher rating for varicose veins along with lipodermasclerosis, left lower extremity, currently…

Coronary artery disease is [GRANTED]; right eye disability; retrobulbar eye pain and cataracts; residuals shell fragment wound (SFW); residual brain trauma with seizures & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124073


Citation Nr: 18124073 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 03-21 703A DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for coronary artery disease is granted. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for right eye disability, including retrobulbar eye pain and cataracts, to include as secondary to the service-connected residuals shell fragment wound (SFW)…

Increased rating for postoperative compartment syndrome (Muscle Groups XI and XII), left/right lower extremity; [DENIED]; unstable scar of the right leg [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18131204


Citation Nr: 18131204 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-28 668A DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an increased rating for postoperative compartment syndrome (Muscle Groups XI and XII), left lower extremity, currently evaluated as 20 percent disabling is denied. Entitlement to an increased rating for postoperative compartment syndrome (Muscle Groups XI…

Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease of the lumbar spine, radiculopathy, right lower extremity, and left lower extremity [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1736648


Citation Nr: 1736648 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 11-08 959A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia THE ISSUE 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for degenerative joint disease of the lumbar spine. 2. Entitlement to a…