Neurologic - Extrapyramidal, Hereditary, and Degenerative Diseases
Guidance is compiled and interpreted by professional pilots and physicians at FlightPhysical.com from the 2014 AME Guide, FAA and FDA web data (www.FAA.gov & www.FDA.gov), instructions specified in the Aeronautical Information Manual, Federal Air Surgeon Bulletins from 1999-2015, and 14 CFR Part 61 and Part 67 (the FARs).
|Dystonia Musculorum Deformans;
Wilson's Disease; or
Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome;
Alzheimer's Disease; Dementia (unspecified);
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.
This page discussed the Extrapyramidal Degenerative Neurologic Disease portion of the Neurologic section of the Fight Physical Examination required of pilots.
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