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Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners

Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 48. General Systemic - Blood and Blood-Forming Tissue Disease

Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Anemia All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports. Include a CBC, and any other tests deemed necessary Requires FAA Decision
Hemophilia All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports. Include frequency, severity and location of bleeding sites Requires FAA Decision
Leukemia, Acute and Chronic - All Types All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports Requires FAA Decision
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision

Followup Special Issuance's - See AASI Protocol
Other disease of the blood or blood-forming tissues that could adversely affect performance of airman duties All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports Requires FAA Decision
Polycythemia All Submit a current status report and all pertinent medical reports; include CBC Requires FAA Decision

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