Though the SSA does not list essential tremor specifically as an impairment in its Blue Book, it does acknowledge the effects of the disorder. Read More.
The SSA recognizes systemic sclerosis as an impairment but to be eligible for disability benefits you must be able to provide medical documentation that you meet their definition.
The SSA recognizes brain tumors as impairments under two different listings. An applicant who meets the requirements will automatically qualify for disability benefits.
The SSA recognizes burns as an impairment in its Blue Book, but whether or not an applicant is approved for disability benefits depends on the area of the body burned and the severity.
Many people who apply for disability benefits suffer from more than one illness or injury which combined leaves them unable to work.
The Social Security Administration recognizes muscular dystrophy as an impairment in its Blue Book under Section 11. You must meet both the health and work requirements.