a. Current cleft lip or palate defects (749), not satisfactorily repaired by surgery are disqualifying.
b. Current leukoplakia (528.6) is disqualifying.
2-25. Nose, sinuses, and larynx
(1) Current allergic rhinitis (477.0), due to pollen (477.8) or due to other allergen or cause unspecified (477.9), if not controlled by oral medication or topical corticosteroid medication, is disqualifying. History of allergic rhinitis immunotherapy within the previous year is disqualifying.
(2) Current chronic non-allergic rhinitis (472.0), if not controlled by oral medication or topical corticosteroid medication, is disqualifying.
b. Current chronic conditions of larynx including vocal cord paralysis (478.3), chronic hoarseness, chronic laryngitis, larynx ulceration, polyps, granulation tissue, or other symptomatic disease of larynx, vocal cord dysfunction not elsewhere classified (478.7) are disqualifying.
c. Current anosmia or parosmia (781.1) is disqualifying.
d. History of recurrent epistaxis (784.7), with greater than one episode per week of bright red blood from the nose occurring over a 3-month period, is disqualifying.
e. Current nasal polyps (471) or history of nasal polyps, unless greater than 12 months has elapsed since nasal polypectomy, is disqualifying.
f. Current perforation of nasal septum (478.1) is disqualifying.
g. Current chronic sinusitis (473), or current acute sinusitis (461.9), is disqualifying. Such conditions exist when evidenced by chronic purulent nasal discharge, hyperplastic changes of the nasal tissue, symptoms requiring frequent medical attention, or x-ray findings.
h. Current or history of tracheostomy (V44.0) or tracheal fistula (530.84) is disqualifying.
i. Current or history of deformities, or conditions or anomalies (750.9) of the upper alimentary tract, of the mouth, tongue, palate throat, pharynx, larynx, and nose that interfere with chewing, swallowing, speech, or breathing are disqualifying.
j. Current chronic pharyngitis (462) and chronic nasopharyngitis (472.2), are disqualifying.
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