Types of Social Security Disability Cases

 

1. Musculoskeletal System
– Arthritis
– Spinal disorders (disc related, neck and back pain, osteoporosis, scoliosis, spinal cord injury)
– Amputation
– Fractures

2. Special Senses and Speech
– Blindness
– Visual impairments
– Hearing impairments
– Speech disability

3. Respiratory System
– Asthma
– Cystic fibrosis
– Lung diseases (mycobacterial, mycotic, chronic pulmonary vascular hypertension)
– Sleep-related breathing disorders

4. Cardiovascular System
– Heart failures and diseases
– Cardiovascular diseases
– Cardiac transplantation
– Aneurysm
– Chronic venous insufficiency in lower extremity
– Peripheral arterial disease

5. Digestive System
– Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
– Obstruction of the esophagus
– Ulcer disease
– Liver disease
– Chronic ulcerative or granulomatous colitis
– Inflammation of the small intestine
– Weight loss due to any persisting gastrointestinal disorder

6. Genito-urinary System
– Chronic renal disease
– Swelling of ankles and legs due to nephrotic syndrome

7. Hemic & Lymphatic System
– Anemia
– Sickle Cell disease
– Dilated superficial blood vessels due to Telangiectasia
– Coagulation defects (hemophilia or a similar disorder)
– Leukemia
– Myelofibrosis
– Lymphomas
– Telangiectasias (red spots on skin)

8. Skin
– Skin disorders (Pemphigus, exfoliative dermatitis, atopic dermatitis)
– Mycotic infections
– Chronic scarring and pus formation of the axillae and groin areas
– Blistering disease

9. Endocrine System & Obesity
– Thyroid disorders
– Excessive calcium in the blood
– Diabetes (insipidus or mellitus)

10. Neurological
– Epilepsy
– Brain tumors
– Parkinsonian syndrome
– Cerebral palsy
– Multiple sclerosis
– Poliomyelitis
– Muscular dystrophy
– Degenerative diseases
– Cerebral trauma
– Cyst forms within the spinal cord

11. Mental Disorders
– Schizophrenia, paranoid and psychotic disorders
– Affective disorders
– Mental retardation and autism
– Anxiety related disorders
– Physical symptoms due to mental disorder, or substance is present (Somatoform disorders)
– Personality disorders
– Substance addiction disorders

12. Neoplastic Diseases, Malignant
– Head and neck
– Skin Cancer ( sarcoma, melanoma)
– Lymph nodes
– Skeletal system
– Breast
– Mandible, maxilla, orbit or temporal fossa
– Lungs
– Abdomen
– Small or large intestine
– Pancreas
– Kidneys
– Urinary bladder
– Leukemia
– Testicle, penis, ovaries, uterine tubes, vulva (carcinoma or sarcoma)

13. Immune System
– Lupus
– Inflammation of the blood vessels due to Vasculitis
– Sclerosis
– Inflammatory muscle disease
– Reduced number of or lack of antibodies due to Immunoglobulin deficiency
– HIV infection