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An infant with yellow skin
  1. M A Anjay,
  2. Vijay Palanivel,
  3. Stephen Nirmal
  1. James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA
  1. M A Anjay, Specialist Registrar in Paediatrics, James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA; anjayma{at}

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A 1-year-old boy was referred with a history of yellowish tinge to the skin over the past few months. Parents were worried that he was jaundiced. On examination he had striking yellow-orange discolouration of palms, feet (fig 1), soles, knees and nasolabial folds. The sclera was white. Systemic examination was unremarkable. …

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