[Hypercarotenaemia in an infant].

  title={[Hypercarotenaemia in an infant].},
  author={Annabel Maruani and François Labarthe and Thi{\'e}rry Dupr{\'e} and Emmanuelle Le Bidre and Gabriella Georgesco and G{\'e}rard Lorette},
  journal={Annales de dermatologie et de venereologie},
  volume={137 1},
BACKGROUND Hypercarotenaemia is the consequence of high serum carotenoid levels, which are deposited in the stratum corneum and give a yellowish coloration to the skin. It can be distinguished from jaundice by the absence of colouring of the conjunctivae as well as orange discolouration of the palms and soles. CASE REPORT We report a rare case of… CONTINUE READING