Three-year Presumption of Service Connection for Multiple Sclerois: Hearing Before a Subcommittee, Eighty-second Congress, First Session, on H. R. 3205, a Bill to Amend the Veterans Regulation to Provide that Multiple Sclerosis Developing a 10 Percent Or More Degree of Disability Within 3 Years After Separation from Active Service Shall be Presumed to be Service-connected. March 20, 1951

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Page 125 - Where there is affirmative evidence to the contrary, or evidence to establish that an intercurrent injury or disease which is a recognized cause of such chronic disease, has been suffered between the date of discharge and the onset of the chronic disease, or the disability is due to the person's own misconduct, service connection will not be in order.
Page 121 - ... 90 days or more in the active service as specified therein; provided, however, that — Where there is affirmative evidence to the contrary, or evidence to establish that an intercurrent injury or disease which is a recognized cause of such chronic disease, has been suffered between the date of discharge and the onset of the chronic disease, or the disability is due to the person's own misconduct, service connection will not be in order.
Page 127 - HEMORRHAGIC RAYNAUD'S DISEASE SARCOIDOSIS SCLERODERMA SCLEROSIS, AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS, MULTIPLE SYRINGOMYELIA THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS (BUERGER'S DISEASE) TUBERCULOSIS, ACTIVE TUMORS, MALIGNANT, OR OF THE BRAIN OR SPINAL CORD OR PERIPHERAL NERVES ULCERS, PEPTIC (GASTRIC OR DUODENAL...
Page 122 - In the case of any veteran who served for ninety days or more during a period of war — (4) multiple sclerosis developing a 10 per centum degree of disability or more within three years from the date of separation from such service...
Page 122 - Provided further, That active pulmonary tuberculosis or all other types of active tuberculosis, multiple sclerosis, or any of the chronic functional pyschoses developing a 10 per centum degree of disability or more within three years from the date of separation from active service, shall, in the absence of affirmative evidence to the contrary, be deemed to have been incurred in or aggravated by active service:".
Page 121 - ... (c) That for the purposes of paragraph I (a) hereof a chronic disease becoming manifest to a degree of 10% or more within one year from the date of separation from active service as set forth therein shall be considered to have been incurred in or aggravated by service as specified therein notwithstanding there is no record of evidence of such disease during the period of active service...
Page 122 - ... or at a time when standard accepted treatises indicate that the incubation period commenced during such service. The resultant disorders or diseases originating because of therapy administered in connection with a tropical disease or as a preventative may also be service connected.
Page 155 - The general plan is to include in the district, in addition to the central city or cities, all adjacent and contiguous minor civil divisions or incorporated places having a population of 150 or more per square mile* In some metropolitan district, a few less densely populated contiguous divisions are included on the basis of special qualifications.
Page 126 - Leukemia. Myasthenia gravis. Myelitis. Myocarditis. Nephritis. Other organic diseases of the nervous system. Osteitis deformans (Paget's disease). Osteomalacia. Palsy, bulbar. Paralysis agitans. Psychoses. Purpura idiopathic, hemorrhagic. Raynaud's disease. Sarcoidosis. Scleroderma. Sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral. Sclerosis, multiple. Syringomyelia.
Page 191 - Regulation No. 1 (a), pt. I, par. I, subpar. (c), as amended), provides generally that a chronic disease (other than active pulmonary tuberculosis and multiple sclerosis) becoming manifest to a degree of 10 percent or more within 1 year from the date of separation from active service...

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