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Occurrence of patches of yellow color in the skin, resembling xanthoma, but without the nodules or plates.
[xantho- + G. chrōma, color]
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yellow diseaseA nonspecific term for yellowish patches on the skin. The classic cause of acquired xanthoderma is massive consumption of carrots (hypercarotenemia).
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