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Apnea secondary to chronic sinusitus

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I have severe apnea of up to 70/hr. I also have in my service record showing I was diagnosed with Chronic sinusitus just one week before discharge in 1966. Has anyone been approved of sleep apnea seconfdary to Chronic sinusitus?

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Not personally, but searching appeal citations I found a few positive grants in within the last few years. I didnt look that deeply though. Srching Google for "apnea secondary to sinusitis" I found a few hits right off the top-2 pos, 1 neg.

 

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I was able to get service connected for sleep apnea secondary to chronic sinusitis and allergic rhinitis. Are you currently service connected for chronic sinusitis?  When I had a primary care doctor at the VAMC, I was able to get him to order a sleep study and then put a note in my records that the sleep apnea was likely caused by chronic sinusitis and allergic rhinitis. 

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