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Where bilirubin is collected in jaundice is conjunctiva yellow?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Yes.

Bilirubin accumulates in the conjunctivae and skin causing a yellow appearance which first becomes noticeable at around a serum level of 2 mg/dl.
Hyper-beta-carotenemia from eating way too many carrots can produce yellow/orange skin but no conjunctivae.

In brief: Yes.

Bilirubin accumulates in the conjunctivae and skin causing a yellow appearance which first becomes noticeable at around a serum level of 2 mg/dl.
Hyper-beta-carotenemia from eating way too many carrots can produce yellow/orange skin but no conjunctivae.
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