Endocrine System Impairments
What are Endocrine System Impairments?
Endocrine System Impairments are caused by overproduction or underproduction of hormones, resulting in structural or functional changes in the body.
How are Endocrine System Impairments evaluated by the Social Security Administration (SSA)?
Where involvement of other organ systems has occurred as a result of a primary endocrine disorder, these impairments are evaluated according to the criteria under the appropriate sections on the SSA website.
Medically acceptable imaging to support the evaluation and diagnosis of the impairment includes, but is not limited to:
- x-ray imaging
- computerized axial tomography (CAT scan)
- magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- radionuclear bone scans
What are some categories of Endocrine System Impairments?
The following categories of Endocrine System Impairments are described more in depth on the SSA’s website:
- Thyroid disorders
- Neurohypophyseal insufficiency (diabetes insipidus)
- Hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex
- Diabetes mellitus
Can you provide me a list of Disabilities and Impairments that would qualify me for SSDI or SSI?
This is a partial list of disabilities and impairments that may qualify you for receiving SSDI or SSI benefits. This is not a complete list. Please contact Scott D. Lewis to determine whether your impairment may qualify.
- Musculoskeletal System Disorders
- Special Senses & Speech Disorders
- Respiratory System Disorders
- Cardiovascular System Disorders
- Digestive System Disorders
- Genitourinary System Disorders
- Hematological Disorders
- Skin Disorders
- Endocrine System Disorders
- Impairments that Affect Multiple Body Systems
- Neurological Disorders
- Mental Disorders
- Malignant Neoplastic Diseases
- Immune System Disorders
Social Security Disability Claims Representation:
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
- Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI)
- Initial Claims
- Denied Claims
- Request for Reconsideration
- Request for a Hearing
- Disabled Child Benefits
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