Yellowish-orange discolouration of skin due to ingestion of excessive quantities of carotene, a lipochrome that contributes a yellow component to the colour of the normal skin. This condition is seen in patients that overindulge in carotene-containing foods as well as in patients on oral carotene.
Vitamin A Hypervitaminosis, Hypervitaminosis, Vitamin A, Aurantiasis Cutis, Carotenemia
Xanthosis, Yellowish pigmentation
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