Scar(s), unstable or painful:

Description Percentage

Five or more scars that are unstable or painful

Description Percentage

Three or four scars that are unstable or painful

Description Percentage

One or two scars that are unstable or painful


Note (1): An unstable scar is one where, for any reason, there is frequent loss of covering of skin over the scar.


Note (2): If one or more scars are both unstable and painful, add 10 percent to the evaluation that is based on the total number of unstable or painful scars.


Note (3): Scars evaluated under diagnostic codes 7800, 7801, 7802, or 7805 may also receive an evaluation under this diagnostic code, when applicable.

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