Minn. R. 5223.0090 - MUSCULOSKELETAL SCHEDULE; SENSORY LOSS, UPPER EXTREMITIES
For sensory loss to the upper extremities resulting from nerve injury, the disability of the whole body is set forth in subparts 2 to 4. For the portion of the body described in subpart 2, there must be a total loss of the sensory function. Carpal tunnel syndrome is rated under part 5223.0130, subpart 3, items E and F.
Sensory loss, complete:
The levels of sensory loss and the corresponding disabilities of the whole body are measured as follows:
When objective medical evidence shows persistent causalgia despite treatment, there is loss of sensory and motor function, loss of joint function, and inability to use the extremity in any useful manner. The permanent partial disability to the member, rating from the most proximal joint involved, and the percentage disability of the whole body is 50 percent of that in part 5223.0080, subpart 1.
Statutory Authority: MS s 176.105
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