Undescended Testicle: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis
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What causes undescended testicle? 3 possible conditions

The testicles are male sex organs responsible for producing sperm and hormones. The testicles form in the abdomen and typically descend into the scrotum during fetal development. If one or both testicles remain in the abdomen, it is an undescended testicle.... 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 such as language, thinking, and motor skills at their own pace. Minor, temporary delays are usually no cause for alarm, but ongoing delay or multiple delays is calle...

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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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