Presumptive Conditions for VA Claims

Physical Disability Board of Review

  • Did you serve in Korea from 1968 to 1969 on the DMZ?
  • Did you serve in Vietnam (boots on ground)?
  • Did you serve in the military on active status for at least 90 days and now suffer from ALS or has someone you know served in the military and died from ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)?

To ensure a fair, consistent and accurate review of disability ratings for medically separated Wounded Warriors, there is now the Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR). View details of the program (PDF).

  1. Agent Orange
  2. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  3. Disabilities in Children

Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions

Service Connected Disability Claims

  • Acute and Subacute Peripheral Neuropathy
  • AL amyloidosis
  • Chloracne
  • Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia
  • Diabetes Type II
  • Disabilities in the children of a herbicide exposed veteran (see list below)
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hodgkins' Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease)
  • Multiple Meyeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (see list of associated terms below)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Porphtria Cutanea Tarda
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Respiratory Cancer (cancers of the lung, bronchus, larynx, or trachea)
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas (see list below)

View the Sanilac County Department of Veterans Affairs website to learn more.

Types of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • Adult Fibrosarcoma
  • Alveolar soft part sarcoma
  • Angiosarcoma
  • Clear cell sarcoma of aponeuroses
  • Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses
  • Congenital fibrosarcoma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Ectomesenchymoma
  • Epithelioid malignant leiomyosarcoma
  • Epithelioid and glandular malignant schwannomas
  • Epithelioid sarcoma
  • Extraskeletal ewing's sarcoma
  • Hemangiosarcoma
  • Infantile fibrosarcoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Lymphangiosarcoma
  • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma
  • Malignant giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath
  • Malignant glandular schwannoma
  • Malignant glomus tumor
  • Malignant hemangiopericytoma
  • Malignant mesenchymoma
  • Malignant ganglioneuroma
  • Malignant granular cell tumor
  • Malignant leiomyoblastoma
  • Malignant synovioma
  • Malignant schwannoma with rhabdomyoblastic differentiation
  • Proliferating (systemic) angiendotheliomatosis
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Synovial sarcoma