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Why is it difficult to diagnose fetal alcohol syndrome?

Diagnosing fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) can be hard because there is no medical test, like a blood test, for it. And other disorders, such as ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and Williams syndrome, have some symptoms like FAS.

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