Tumors and malignant diseases
a. Current benign tumors (M8000), or conditions that interfere with function, prevent the proper wearing of the uniform or protective equipment, or will require frequent specialized attention, or have a high malignant potential, such as Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, are disqualifying.
b. Current or history of malignant tumors (V10) is disqualifying. Skin cancer (other than malignant melanoma) removed with no residual, is not disqualifying.
General and miscellaneous conditions and defects
a. Current or history of parasitic diseases, if symptomatic or carrier state, including, but not limited to filariasis (125), trypanosomiasis (086), schistosomiasis (120), hookworm (uncinariasis) (126.9), and unspecified infectious and parasitic disease (136.9), are disqualifying.
b. Current or history of other disorders, including, but not limited to cystic fibrosis (277.0), or porphyria (277.1), that prevent satisfactory performance of duty or require frequent or prolonged treatment are disqualifying.
c. Current or history of cold-related disorders, including, but not limited to frostbite, chilblain, immersion foot (991), or cold urticaria (708.2), are disqualifying. Current residual effects of cold-related disorders, including, but not limited to paresthesias, easily traumatized skin, cyanotic amputation of any digit, ankylosis, trench foot, or deep-seated ache, are disqualifying.
d. History of angioedema, including hereditary angioedema (277.6), is disqualifying.
e. History of receiving organ or tissue transplantation (V42) is disqualifying.
f. History of pulmonary (415) or systemic embolization (444) is disqualifying.
g. History of untreated acute or chronic metallic poisoning, including, but not limited to lead, arsenic, silver (985), AR 40-501 – 14 December 2007 17 beryllium, or manganese (985), is disqualifying. Current complications or residual symptoms of such poisoning are
h. History of heat pyrexia (992.0), heatstroke (992.0), or sunstroke (992.0) is disqualifying. History of three or more episodes of heat exhaustion (992.3) is disqualifying. Current or history of a predisposition to heat injuries, including disorders of sweat mechanism, combined with a previous serious episode is disqualifying. Current or history of any unresolved sequelae of heat injury, including, but not limited to nervous, cardiac, hepatic or renal systems, is
i. Current or history of any condition that in the opinion of the medical officer will significantly interfere with the successful performance of military duty or training is disqualifying (should use specific ICD code whenever possible, or 796.9).
j. Any current acute pathological condition, including, but not limited to acute communicable diseases, until recovery has occurred without sequelae, is disqualifying.
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Enlisting Requirements – Endocrine
Enlisting Requirements – Extremities
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Enlisting Requirements – Genitalia
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Enlisting Requirements – Height and Weight
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Enlisting Requirements – Mouth
Enlisting Requirements – Neurological Disorders
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Enlisting Requirements – Systematic Disorders
Enlisting Requirements – Tumors and Defects