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What causes undescended testicle? 3 possible conditions

Testicles are male sex organs that are responsible for producing sperm and hormones. Typically, they form in a male’s abdomen and descend into his scrotum during fetal development. If one or both of your child’s testicles remain in his abdomen, it’s known... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common single cause of birth defects in the United States.

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2

Developmental Delay

Children reach developmental milestones at their own pace. Minor delays aren't cause for concern. Ongoing delays can be. Read more on developmental delays.

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3

Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder that can affect a person's stature, facial features, genitalia, muscles, and bones.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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