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Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners

Decision Considerations – Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 38. Abdomen and Viscera and Anus Conditions

Common Conditions and Course of Action
Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Colitis (Ulcerative, Regional Enteritis or Crohn's disease) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome All Submit all pertinent medical information and current status report, include duration of symptoms, name and dosage of drugs and side effects See CACI – Colitis Worksheet (PDF). If airman meets all certification criteria – Issue.

Initial Special Issuance – Requires FAA Decision

Followup Special Issuances – See AASI Colitis Protocol

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