A Case of Carotenodermia Caused by a Diet of the Dried Seaweed Called Nori

@article{Nishimura1998ACO,
  title={A Case of Carotenodermia Caused by a Diet of the Dried Seaweed Called Nori},
  author={Y. Nishimura and N. Ishii and Y. Sugita and H. Nakajima},
  journal={The Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={25}
}
Carotenodermia may arise from excessive dietary intake of carotene containing foods. We reported a 22‐year‐old woman who had eaten excessive amount of carotene‐rich seaweed to lose weight. Her skin color changed to orange‐yellow, and her serum β‐carotene was 573 μg/dl. After stopping the ingestion of seaweed, her skin color returned to normal. 
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