xanthoderma


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xanthoderma

 [zan″tho-der-mah]
any yellowish discoloration of the skin, for example carotenemia or jaundice.

xan·tho·der·ma

(zan'thō-der'mă),
1. Synonym(s): xanthochromia
2. Any yellow coloration of the skin. Synonym(s): yellow skin (2)
[xantho- + G. derma, skin]

yellow disease

A nonspecific term for yellowish patches on the skin. The classic cause of acquired xanthoderma is massive consumption of carrots (hypercarotenemia).

xan·tho·der·ma

(zan'thō-dĕr'mă)
1. Synonym(s): xanthochromia.
2. Any yellow coloration of the skin.
[xantho- + G. derma, skin]
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