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My Question is as follows. Can you someone explain to me what the Explantation below means as far as is the Knee Rated 100%?

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Entitled to special monthly compensation under 38 U.S.C. 1114, subsection (s) and 38 CFR 3.350(i) on account of status post patellofemoral arthroplasty with degenerative arthritis, right knee rated 100 percent and additional service-connected disabilities of radiculoapthy, left upper extremity (also claimed as fingers, atrophy and nerves), major depressive disorder to include anxiety (also claimed as posttraumatic stress disorder and panic attacks), impairment of supination and pronation, right (claimed as forearm and arm condition), medial and lateral epicondylitis, right elbow, impairment of supination and pronation, left (claimed as forearm and arm condition), painful scar, right knee, medial and lateral epicondylitis, left elbow, independently ratable at 60 percent or more from 07/29/2014 to 07/01/2015.

Rating Date : 07/05/2017

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From what I see the knee is a 100 and all the other condition make up the other 60 % to give u smc s.

Wow my elbow has many of the same condition stated I got 30%. Your rated 60%

So you are a head of the game

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