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WAC 415-104-670

Neurological disorders.

The following neurological disorders are causes for rejection of membership:
(1) Degenerative disorders:
(a) Cerebellar and Friedreich's ataxia;
(b) Cerebral arteriosclerosis;
(c) Encephalomyelitis, residuals of, which preclude the satisfactory performance of duties;
(d) Huntington's chorea;
(e) Multiple sclerosis;
(f) Muscular atrophies and dystrophies of any type;
(2) Miscellaneous:
(a) Congenital malformations if associated with neurological manifestations and meningocele even if uncomplicated;
(b) Migraine when frequent and incapacitating;
(c) Paralysis or weakness, deformity, discoordination, pain, sensory disturbances of consciousness, or personality abnormalities regardless of cause which are of such a nature or degree as to preclude the satisfactory performance of duty;
(d) Tremors, spasmodic torticollis, athetosis or other abnormal movements more than mild;
(3) Neurosyphilis of any form (general paresis, tables dorsalis, meningovascular syphilis);
(4) Paroxysmal convulsive disorders, disturbances of consciousness, all forms of psychomotor or temporal lobe epilepsy or history thereof except for seizures associated with toxic states or fever during childhood up to the age of twelve;
(5) Peripheral nerve disorder:
(a) Polyneuritis;
(b) Mononeuritis or neuralgia which is chronic or recurrent and of an intensity that is periodically incapacitating;
(c) Neurofibromatiosis;
(6) Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage, verified history of, unless cause has been surgically corrected.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050(6) and 41.50.090. WSR 78-03-023 (Order IV), ยง 415-104-670, filed 2/15/78. Formerly WAC 297-50-190.]
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