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Category N 1/2

The following conditions qualify for a rating under Category N ½:

  • Amputation of one elbow and amputation of one arm so close to the shoulder that it is impossible to wear a prosthesis
  • Loss of use of one elbow and amputation of one arm so close to the shoulder that it is impossible to wear a prosthesis
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and the physical loss of the other eye and deafness in both ears (rated by the VASRD 30% or more)
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and total blindness without the ability to perceive light in the other eye and deafness in both ears (rated by the VASRD 30% or more)
  • Physical loss of both eyes and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD less than 50%)
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD less than 50%)
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and the physical loss of the other eye and the amputation of one foot
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and the physical loss of the other eye and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD at 50% or more)
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and total blindness without the ability to perceive light in the other eye and the amputation of one foot
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and total blindness without the ability to perceive light in the other eye and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD at 50% or more)
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and the physical loss of the other eye and the amputation of one hand
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and the physical loss of the other eye and the loss of use of one hand
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and total blindness without the ability to perceive light in the other eye and the amputation of one hand
  • Total blindness with only the ability to perceive light in one eye and total blindness without the ability to perceive light in the other eye and the loss of  use of one hand

 

Category O

The following conditions qualify for a rating under Category O:

  • Amputation of both arms so close to the shoulder that it is impossible to wear a prosthesis
  • Hearing loss in both ears (only one ear has to be caused by military service) that is rated 60% or more by the VASRD, and blindness in both eyes
  • Hearing loss in both ears (only one ear has to be caused by military service) that is rated 40% or more, and blindness in both eyes with only the ability to perceive light
  • Total deafness in one ear, and blindness in both eyes with only the ability to perceive light
  • Complete paralysis of both legs with the inability to control urination and defecation
  • Physical loss of both eyes and deafness in both ears (rated by the VASRD 30% or more)
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and deafness in both ears (rated by the VASRD 30% or more)
  • Physical loss of both eyes and the amputation of one foot
  • Physical loss of both eyes and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD 50% or more)
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and the amputation of one foot
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and the loss of use of one foot (rated by the VASRD 50% or more)
  • Physical loss of both eyes and the amputation of one hand
  • Physical loss of both eyes and the loss of use of one hand
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and the amputation of one hand
  • Total blindness without the ability to see light and the loss of use of one hand


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