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The presence of excess carotene in the blood, often resulting in yellowing of the skin.
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Noun1.carotenemia - excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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It is another factor responsible for the change in skin color to a characteristic, yellowish one, also known as carotenodermia.
If carotenodermia is not associated with excessive intake of carrots, other orange or yellow vegetables, or beta-carotene supplements, then hypothyroidism should be considered.
In as much as the physical and optical characteristics of the carotenoids and bilirubin are similar, the correlation between TcB and TSB could be affected by carotenodermia, although this is unlikely to be a common problem in the United States.