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A 16-year-old male comes to his doctor worried that he has not yet gone through puberty. He feels that his genitals are less developed than they should be for his age. On physical exam, you note an absence of facial hair and that his voice has not yet deepened. Your exam confirms that he is Tanner Stage 1. On a thorough review of systems, you learn that the patient has lacked a sense of smell from birth. Which of the following is implicated in the development of this patient's underlying condition?
Expansile suprasellar tumor
Exposure to radiation
Failure of normal neuronal migration during development
Defect in steroid production
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