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RBrogen

Scar Rating question

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Hi Everyone,

In my most recent C&P the examiner noted and measured 2 scars on my neck and jaw. I've read the rating info for scars of the Head/Face/Neck and filled in the chart they had because the first rating option didn't apply.  Can someone confirm for me that according to the rating info below, it would qualify me for 30%.  There's pain noted in the C&P with each scar in addition to the characteristics noted below.

"If there are 6 or more Characteristics, it is rated 80%. If there are 4 or 5 Characteristics, it is rated 50%. If there are 2 or 3 Characteristics, it is rated 30%. If there is 1 Characteristic, it is rated 10%."

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In addition, during the same C&P the examiner documented and agreed (50% more than likely service related) that I had TMD secondary to broken jaw, painful motion of mandible,  reduced ROM, surgical wire in right mandible

Thanks in advance!

Randy

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I will have to look at this later, but good question.  

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Ok so you need to hit the top box plus the requirement in ( ).  So if you meet them all then I would say yes you do qualify.  

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1 minute ago, shrekthetank1 said:

Ok so you need to hit the top box plus the requirement in ( ).  So if you meet them all then I would say yes you do qualify.  

So my thoughts were that the total length meets the requirement of 5" and the C&P exam noted the conditions in characteristic 3/4 so I have 2-3 characteristics met.  In addition to that they are both painful.  So in a perfect world I would get 30% for the disfigurement and 10% for pain .... right?

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2 minutes ago, RBrogen said:

So my thoughts were that the total length meets the requirement of 5" and the C&P exam noted the conditions in characteristic 3/4 so I have 2-3 characteristics met.  In addition to that they are both painful.  So in a perfect world I would get 30% for the disfigurement and 10% for pain .... right?

So yes.  Now do you have any other scaring from service or related condition and are they stable?

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Just now, shrekthetank1 said:

So yes.  Now do you have any other scaring from service or related condition and are they stable?

Yes I have additional scars (shoulder surgery, surgery on both knees).  They are stable but painful.

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