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Because sclera contains plenty of elastic tissue that’s why sclera is preferred to seen jaundice.

 

Jaundice is characterized by yellow discoloration of blood due to excessive bilirubin in blood and bilirubin has high affinity to elastic tissue and sclera has plenty of elastic tissue so sclera is preferred to seen jaundice.

 

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What is cut off value of bilirubin to see jaundice clinically?

 

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