Xanthosis

Yellowing of the skin without yellowing of the eyes. In jaundice there is yellowing of both the skin and the whites of the eyes. Xanthosis is associated sometimes with malignancies.
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A yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues, especially seen in malignant neoplasms. [xantho- + G. -osis, condition]

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xan·tho·sis (zan-thoґsis) a yellowish discoloration; degeneration with yellowish pigmentation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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