Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 46. Neurologic - Extrapyramidal, Hereditary, and Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System18

Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Dystonia Musculorum Deformans;

Huntington's Disease;

Parkinson's Disease;

Wilson's Disease; or

Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome;

Alzheimer's Disease; Dementia (unspecified);

or

Slow viral diseases i.e., Creutzfeldt Jakob's Disease
All Obtain medical records and current neurological status, complete neurological evaluation with appropriate laboratory and imaging studies, as indicated

May consider Neuro-psychological testing
Requires FAA Decision

18 Extrapyramidal, Hereditary, and Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System: Considerable variability exists in the severity of involvement, rate of progression, and treatment of the above conditions. A complete neurological evaluation with appropriate laboratory and imaging studies, including information regarding the specific neurological condition, will be necessary for determination of eligibility for medical certification.