Disease Information for Carotenemia/yellow skin

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Yellow skin discoloration
Yellow skin/white sclera
URINE Bright yellow
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carotene/Vitamin A level (Lab)
Plasma Retinol
Plasma Retinol Binding Protein
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Carotenemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Foods/flavoring/herbs/benign items (category)
Definition

Carotene or vitamin A serum levels very high; intoxication with vitamin A can be a problem with cerebral edema, csf pressure and headache; chronically skin turns yellow especially in thickened areas.

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