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What causes yellow eye color or jaundice in sickle cell patients?
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yellow
Breakdown products of hemoglobin are yellow.
..These may be elevated in sickle cell patients and can be measured with a simple blood test...

In brief: Yellow
Breakdown products of hemoglobin are yellow.
..These may be elevated in sickle cell patients and can be measured with a simple blood test...
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
In brief: Excess bilirubin
Higher amount of bilirubin produced over a level of normal excretion in sickle cell patients result in staining of sclera in eye and skin.

In brief: Excess bilirubin
Higher amount of bilirubin produced over a level of normal excretion in sickle cell patients result in staining of sclera in eye and skin.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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