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Carotene in the blood, marked by yellowing of the skin (pseudojaundice or yellow discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes, etc., due to an increase of bile pigments in the blood, often symptomatic of certain diseases; such as, hepatitis).

It can be distinguished from true jaundice by the lack of yellow discoloration of the conjunctivae (transparent membrane covering the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid) in carotenemia; and it is considered to be a benign condition.

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