Connective tissue disorders sometimes involve cardiovascular systems. This report describes the case of a middle-aged man with mitral regurgitation and heart failure. He had distinctive features of mucopolysaccharidosis type (MPS) III, but no gene mutations that were known to be associated with MPS. Meanwhile, he had a COL1A2 gene mutation that is associated with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), and had some features that were compatible with OI. The patient might have had a rare connective tissue disorder with the characteristics of MPS III and OI, which was initially detected as a result of the cardiovascular manifestations.
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