carotenemia

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car·o·te·ne·mi·a

 (kăr′ə-tə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
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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This resulted in hypercarotenemia, the real cause of his "jaundice" (5).
The hypercarotenemia in anorexia nervosa: a comparison of vitamin A and carotene levels in various forms of menstrual dysfunction and cachexia.
Dry skin, hypercarotenemia, lanugo (fine body hair), loss of muscle mass, and atrophy of the breasts may be noted.