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A congenital skin disease characterized by dryness and scales, especially on the extensor surfaces of the extremities.



fish skin disease, xeroderma, a skin disease characterized by sharply increased keratogenesis and retarded keratolysis.

Incidence of ichthyosis is a familial condition in half the cases and hereditary in 25 percent. It appears in early childhood (most often around age three), intensifies at puberty, and lasts throughout life. It is expressed in dryness of the skin and the accumulation of horny masses on the skin’s surface, in the form of scales or of massive horny plates that resemble fish scales. The excretion of oil and perspiration decreases sharply. The affection spreads over the entire skin surface, except at joint folds, axillae, and inguinal folds. On the face and scalp, ichthyosis appears in the form of furfuraceous desquamation. The condition of the skin improves in the summertime as a result of increased excretion of oil and sweat. Ichthyosis is treated with hot baths containing soda or table salt, followed by lubrication of the skin with emollient creams. Cod-liver oil and vitamins may be taken internally (in particular vitamin A). In the summer, prolonged sojourns in the south can be helpful (sea bathing).


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The use of fish skin began as the factory sought new markets and alternatives to leather to compete with Chinese imports.
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Fish and seafood processing has become a vast industry that encompasses refrigeration (freezing, cold storage and ice making), curing, salting, drying, canning (including soft packaging), surimi, flavored and cooked items, health products, fish meal and feed, extracts from seaweed - even leather from fish skin and arts and crafts.
Patrons can choose from the Sliced Imported Abalone Congee with Chicken and Mushroom, the Beef Brisket and Tendon Noodles, the Pork Vegetable Wonton Noodles, and the Garlic Fried Fish Skin, along with other classics the restaurant has always served.