yellow disease


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Related to yellow disease: jaundice, yellow fever

xan·tho·chro·mi·a

(zan'thō-krō'mē-ă),
Occurrence of patches of yellow color in the skin, resembling xanthoma, but without the nodules or plates.
Synonym(s): xanthoderma (1) , yellow disease, yellow skin (1)
[xantho- + G. chrōma, color]

yellow disease

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