Yellow discoloration of the skin may be associated with carotenemia, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipoproteinemia, liver disease, and renal disease, meaning that
[…] hi"per-kar" cah te ne' me-ah an excessive amount of carotene in the blood usually associated with a yellow discoloration of the skin. hy·per·car·o·te·ne·mi·a ( hīpĕr-kārŏ-tĕ-nēmē-ă
Carotenoderma is the presence of large amounts of carotene in the skin. Xanthoderma is a yellow discoloration of the skin of any cause.