Jaundice & Carotenemia both are cause of Yellow pigmentation then how will you differentiate between the two?
ANS: In jaundice Sclera is involved but In carotenaemia, sclera is not involved, only other parts of the body are involved.
Do you know what causes carotenemia-
• Excess intake of carotene containing food (carrot, mango and tomato).
• Hypothyroidism (due to impaired metabolism of carotene by liver).
What is the Cause of shallow brown discoloration:
What is the Cause of red discoloration:
What is the Cause of cherry-red discoloration of skin:
Carbon monoxide poisoning.