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Jaundice

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Jaundice

JAUNDICE
 An excess of bilirubin in blood can produce jaundice, high levels cause a yellowish discoloration of skin, tissues and sclera [the whites of eyes].  It results from an increased amount of bilirubin, a reddish-yellow pigment in blood, when bilirubin level is mildly elevated, they are yellowish and they tend to be brown when bilirubin level is high. Yellow discoloration of the skin, especially on the palms and the soles, but not of the sclera […]