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Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bilirubin

Bilirubin will accumulate because the liver cannot metabolize it and the kidneys cannot excrete the bilirubin, hence the yellow jaundice.

In brief: Bilirubin

Bilirubin will accumulate because the liver cannot metabolize it and the kidneys cannot excrete the bilirubin, hence the yellow jaundice.
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