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A 33-year-old man presents to the clinic with a complaint of fatigue and exertional chest pain for the past 3 weeks. He has been previously diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. He does not take any medications. Physical examination reveals a mid-systolic click and end-systolic murmur during cardiac auscultation.

Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient’s cardiac examination findings?

  • A) Aortic stenosis
  • B) Mitral valve prolapse
  • C) Tricuspid regurgitation
  • D) Tricuspid stenosis
  • E) Ventricular septal defect


Robert Li


Dr. Ted O'Connell

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