Image of the Week: Why is this newborn hypotonic? - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Why is this newborn hypotonic?

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A full-term infant male is born to a healthy 32-year-old woman. The newborn examination reveals generalized hypotonia, a distended abdomen with visible peristalsis and thin wrinkled skin, and an empty scrotum. A sweep along the inguinal canals bilaterally indicates that both testes are present. Which of the following is this patient most likely to develop?

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