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Yellow or orange colouration 

Yellow or orange colouration
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Yellow or orange colouration
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.37
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date: 19 August 2018

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Yellow or orange discolouration of the skin is most commonly seen in jaundice, carotenaemia or fading bruises. There are a few skin lesions which may appear yellow or orange.

Yellowish-orange hue, sometimes golden, due to deposition of beta-carotene in the skin, particularly on nose and palms (...

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